Chocolate-Covered Surprise Cookies

Cherry Chocolate-Covered Cookies Recipe
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3 Reviews
Chocolate cherry cookies hide a cherry underneath chocolate frosting!
60 min
Prep Time
1:35
Total Time
42 cookies

Ingredients

Cookie

3/4 cup
sugar
3/4 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg
1 1/2 teaspoons
vanilla
1 3/4 cups
all-purpose flour
1/3 cup
unsweetened cocoa
1/2 teaspoon
baking powder
1 (10-ounce) jar
maraschino cherries, drained, reserve juice, halved

Frosting

1 cup
real semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 tablespoons
reserved cherry juice

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine sugar and butter in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add egg and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add all remaining cookie ingredients except cherries. Reduce speed to low; beat until well mixed.
  3. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Press cherry half into center of each cookie. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until set. Cool completely.
  4. Combine all frosting ingredients in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, 4-5 minutes or until chips are melted and frosting is smooth. Frost each cooled cookie with 1/2 teaspoon frosting.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories
90
Cholesterol
15mg
Carbohydrates
12g
Protein
1g
Fat
5g
Sodium
55mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

If you love chocoalate covered cherries, you will love these. They are impressive and a new exciting delicious holiday treat.

Rating

This is a fabulous recipe if you love cherries and chocolate together. For best results "season" cookies in covered air tight container for 2-3 days prior to serving-cookies take on more of the cherry flavor by doing this and are more moist.

Rating

These have become a favorite in our home.

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