Becky has spent her entire career cooking and baking, which are also her favorite hobbies outside of work. For her, time spent in the kitchen not only relieves stress, but is lots of fun as well. Becky’s love for baking began as a child, standing on a chair next her mom, adding ingredients and mixing up dough.
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Rich fudgy chocolate kiss cookies are filled with tart dried cherry bits and topped with a cherry cordial kiss. What could be better?
Heat oven to 300°F.
Place unsweetened chocolate in bowl. Microwave, stirring every 30 seconds, 1-1 1/2 minutes or until melted. Add butter; stir until butter is melted. Cool 10 minutes.
Combine melted chocolate mixture, 1 1/2 cups sugar, 3/4 cup flour, eggs and baking powder in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Add remaining 3/4 cup flour and dried cherries; beat at low speed just until well mixed.
Place 1/3 cup sugar in another bowl. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in sugar. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 10-12 minutes or until top is cracked and set.
Press 1 cherry chocolate kiss immediately into each cookie. Remove to cooling rack. Cool completely or about 1 hour until chocolate is set. Store between sheets of waxed paper in container with tight-fitting lid for up to 5 days.
Dietary Fiber: 0g
Big hit with everyone that tried them. I got requests for these from almost everyone that tried them.
I made these cookies for my husband's work Christmas party and everyone loved them and asked for the recipe. They tasted just like chocolate covered cherries and were a very simple cookie to make. I will be making them for my Cookie Exchange.
They are very good. Took them to a cookie exchange last year everyone loved them. Wanted to make them again this year, but could not find my recipe from last year. Was glad when I found it on this website.
I really liked these, by the way double the cherries is not better
These are so good. If you like chocolate covered cherries, you will love these!
I first made these for my church's Secret Sister Christmas party. They were a hit! I had several requests to either make them again or to share the recipe.They're great!
These are really good, but when I make them again I'll roll them in powdered sugar instead of granulated sugar. I think they would be better that way. Otherwise, great cookie!
These are very good. I rolled them in powdered sugar, for a nice effect. After I put the kiss on, I put them back in the oven for 30 sec - 1 minute just to soften them and set them in the cookie a little bit. If you do this, KEEP AN EYE ON THEM! These are very moist and fudgy. Yum!
The recipe as shown isn't of a consistency to allow for rolling in balls as instructed. I added a half cup more flour and even with that the dough was too sticky for rolling. I was able to put globs into sugar for the frosted effect and it worked. The cookies are delicious but I wonder if the 1 1/2 cups of flour was an error or if I did something wrong.
Wow! Awesome combination, this is a tasty cookie and so simple to make. I will be making another batch for a cookie swap, they're that good!
These cookies are great. They seemed to be a little dry when rolling but they baked perfectly and are a great addition to our cookie giveaways this year! I rolled them in the powered sugar. YUMMY
easy and delicious. Shared recipe with others.
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