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    Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cookies

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    30 mins

    20 mins

    10 mins

    AshK's Note:

    From Cook's Country magazine. Don't overbake these cookies, they should be chewy.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 30

    Yield:

    dozen

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      "For the cookies".
    2. 2
      Whisk flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in bowl and set aside.
    3. 3
      With electric mixer on medium-high speed, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy (about 2 minutes).
    4. 4
      Beat in egg and vanilla until incorporated, reduce speed to low and add flour mixture.
    5. 5
      Mix until dough forms (about 1 minute).
    6. 6
      "for the topping".
    7. 7
      Heat chocolate and milk in saucepan over low heat until chocolate is melted (about 5 minutes)the mixture should have the consistency of mayonnaise.
    8. 8
      Off heat, stir in reserved cherry juice. Cover and keep warm.
    9. 9
      "To finish".
    10. 10
      Adjust oven racks to upper-middle and lower-middle positions and heat oven to 350 degrees.
    11. 11
      Roll dough into 1-inch balls and place 2 inches apart on 2 rimmed baking sheets.
    12. 12
      Using thumb, make indentation in center of each cookie and place 1 cherry in each indentation.
    13. 13
      Top each cherry with 1 teaspoons of warm chocolate mixture.
    14. 14
      Bake until cookies are just set (10-12 minutes) switching and rotating sheets about halfway through baking.
    15. 15
      Transfer cookies to a wire rack and cool completely.
    16. 16
      Repeat with remaining dough.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 28, 2007

      45

      These tasted great, but spread out when I baked them, so they did not look pretty. Next time I try this recipe, I will bake with the cherry in the thumbprint, then use frosting after baking to see if that helps keep them together.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (53 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 30

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 162.6
     
    Calories from Fat 51
    31%
    Total Fat 5.6 g
    8%
    Saturated Fat 3.4 g
    17%
    Cholesterol 16.9 mg
    5%
    Sodium 44.0 mg
    1%
    Total Carbohydrate 28.0 g
    9%
    Dietary Fiber 1.7 g
    6%
    Sugars 21.3 g
    85%
    Protein 1.8 g
    3%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    cherry juice

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