Recipe by Argo®
"Shortbread cookies with chocolate chunks and dried cherries are drizzled with more chocolate in these irresistible treats."
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butter, softened (no substitutions)
Argo® OR Kingsford's® Corn Starch
finely chopped dried cherries
bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, finely chopped
bittersweet chocolate, roughly chopped
Easy, pretty, and delicious. I recommend, as always, baking on parchment paper for easy cleanup and no sticking. I made the recipe exactly as written. Quadrupled it, in fact, for a cookie exchange. Once you've mixed the butter, sugar, and extract well, it's easiest to mix in the dry ingredients by hand.
I thought these were a pretty cookie. I also liked the idea of the flavor of chocolate and cherry. However, they were a little more crispy, than I liked, and I believe it was because of the sugar pressed on top. It was definitely unneeded. Also, I got asked by two different people if these cookies were chocolate raisin. I am not sure how to make them appear to be cherry to the eye. Maybe, some food coloring or cherry extract. I would have to mess with that. I made 1/2 recipe, to try it, and got 16 cookies using a cookie scoop. Not a repeat recipe, but interesting to try anyhow.
Excellent! Normally I put cookie dough in the refrigerator in between batches but I do not recommend doing that with this recipe.
These were a hit with the family.
These are very good cookies! I only made a half a batch of them. I used Theo's Chipotle Spice Sipping Chocolate for the chocolate part and otherwise followed the recipe. I use my meat tenderizer side of the mallet for flattening my cookies to get the mottled look. These are easy and an interesting change for my cookie repertoire. Thanks for the recipe!
Very good shortbread recipe. I love chocolate and cherries together, but I didn't like them in a shortbread as much as I though I would. I would make these again, but I think either leave the cookies plain or add chopped pecans. Just a personal preference. Also, I did not use the icing from this recipe but instead used 'Chocolate Icing' by Linda Carroll and it worked out very well.
This is a very good recipe. The only changes I made were too add a touch more almond flavoring. I doubled the recipe as well and it came out beautifully. I'm sure they will be a big hit at christmas!
I'm rating this high because it looks very similar to a cookie I make at Christmas. I haven't tried this one but wanted to add a suggestion...I add macadamia nuts to mine and it's really good. Give it a try.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Cherry Chocolate Shortbread Cookies
Serving Size: 1/40 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 40
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 49
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