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Double Chocolate Cherry Cookies Recipe

Double Chocolate Cherry Cookies

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"Chocolate cookies topped with maraschino cherries are frosted with a rich chocolate frosting. These decadent cookies are just right for your holiday cookie tray."

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Original recipe makes 6 dozen cookies Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In large bowl, beat butter and sugar until fluffy; add eggs and vanilla; mix well.
  2. In large bowl, combine dry ingredients; stir into butter mixture (dough will be stiff). Shape into 1-inch balls. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets. Press cherry half into center of each cookie. Bake 8 to 10 minutes. Cool.
  3. In heavy saucepan, over low heat, melt chocolate chips with EAGLE BRAND®; continue cooking about 3 minutes or until mixture thickens.
  4. Frost each cookie, covering cherry. Store leftovers loosely covered at room temperature.
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Footnotes

  • Double Chocolate Pecan Cookies
  • Prepare cookies as directed, omitting cherries; flatten. Bake as directed and frost tops. Garnish each cookie with pecan half.
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Nov 29, 2007

This is a fabulous recipe that I use each year when making holiday cookies. These cookies always are the first to go!

 
Oct 10, 2007

yum! these were so good! i made them for a bake sale at church and they sold out before the first church service was over! i got a lot of recipe requests and i can't wait to make them again- but this time i won't share. ;)

 

8 Ratings

Dec 05, 2006

I made these cookies for a Christmas cookie exchange party! They are great! I used a 1 inch scoop/baller. When the cookies were done baking I had perfectly round 2 inch cookies. Warning::: This recipe made exactly 72. If you are counting on 72 cookies there is no extra dough for nibbling on. I needed exactly 72... Phew!!!! These are really really good cookies. My friends all loved them. How could you ever go wrong with eagle brand recipes???? This is a keeper in my book!

 
Dec 22, 2007

Yummy! I used a whole cherry instead of cutting them in half. I also drizzled the frosting on top instead of covering the cookie. That way you could see the cherry.

 
Dec 15, 2006

These were very yummy and easy to make. I made 13 dozen for a cookie exchange. I also used my 1-inch scoop, and since the dough's not sticky, it was really quick & easy. To make the frosting, I found mine turned out better if I made it in the microwave. Heat condensed milk and chips together for 1 minute and stir - chips should be melted. Heat for 3 more minutes, stirring after each minute. Also, I didn't frost them all because they were pretty and tasty without the frosting too.

 
Nov 18, 2014

great texture-work loves them

 
Dec 09, 2011

this is an old favorite recipe that my now grown kids have enjoyed for years. I lost the magazine that I found it in originally and was so excited to find it here. Each year I host a Cookie Exchange party at the holidays and am so excited to find this recipe so I can make them again this year.

 
May 28, 2009

I have made these cookies for the last couple of years. They make great gifts and are often requested around the holidays by my family and friends!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 116 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 14.6 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Fat
  • 4.8 g
  • 7%
  • Fiber
  • 0.6 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 52 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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