Double Chocolate Cherry Cookies

Double Chocolate Cherry Cookies


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


servings 116 cals
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Original recipe yields 72 servings



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

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  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(r); 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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  1. 8 Ratings


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

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...

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::: Th...

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.

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,...

great texture-work loves them

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 Exc...

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!