Buried Cherry Cookies

Buried Cherry Cookies

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"Each of these chocolate cookies are filled with a buried treasure of cherry, hidden by a spoonful of chocolate frosting."
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Ingredients

servings 98 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 98 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 3.7 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.2g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 47 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Prepare Chocolate Frosting: Place 2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk) and 1/2 cup Hershey's Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips in small microwave-safe bowl; stir. Microwave at HIGH (100%) 1 minute or until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred. Cool completely.
  2. Heat oven to 350 F.
  3. Beat butter, sugar, egg and vanilla in large bowl until fluffy. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until well blended.
  4. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet about 2 inches apart. Press thumb in center of each ball to make indentation; place one cherry in each thumbprint.
  5. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are set. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Spoon scant teaspoonful frosting over each cherry, spreading to cover cherry.
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Most helpful positive review

These are the BEST!! I used half of a cherry as recommended by another review since I had the BIG cherries. It worked great. The frosting is perfect (not runny at all) but I was very careful to ...

Most helpful critical review

The cookies were fairly easy to make. The frosting was runny and somewhat transparent, which didn't make the cookies look too appealing (although they tasted great). When I made them a second ti...

These are the BEST!! I used half of a cherry as recommended by another review since I had the BIG cherries. It worked great. The frosting is perfect (not runny at all) but I was very careful to ...

Loved the frosting on these cookies.

I made this as a present and they loved it. Next time, I will probably add a LITTLE more cherry juice to the chocolate, however.

After making these cookies, my husband want let me bake any other kind! These cookies are the best. They are a hit at family functions, dinner parties, and bake sales.-- Velma Elaine

The cookies were fairly easy to make. The frosting was runny and somewhat transparent, which didn't make the cookies look too appealing (although they tasted great). When I made them a second ti...

I am going to bring this for our Annual Christmas Cookie exchange. They came out perfect! Although they make 32 cookies, not 42. I only used half a cherry so that I could cover it up with the...

I first tasted these cookies at a company picnic. I love chocolate and cherries and these cookies really hit the spot. Loved them!

These cookies are excellent! They disppeared very quickly. Make sure you apply the chocolate frosting after the cookie has cooled, or you will not get good chocolate coverage. Other than that...

this made very tasty cookies