Free Online Recipes
|

Sign Up login
 
 

Frosted Chocolate-Cherry Cookies Recipe

   
 

               Recipe Tools

 
No Reviews Yet
Read / Add New Review
Add / Copy to a Cookbook
Printable Format
Email This Recipe
 

 

 



     Frosted Chocolate-Cherry Cookies

Category   Desserts - Breads
Sub Category   Holiday Dish
Servings   6 dozen
Preptime   10 minutes

Ingredients
1 1/2 cups butter or margarine, softened
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
3 1/4 cups all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup cocoa
 
1 (10-ounce) jar maraschino cherries
Chocolate-Cherry Frosting

Instructions
Cream butter in mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating at medium speed of an electric mixer. Add eggs and vanilla, beating well.
Combine flour and next 4 ingredients; add to mixture and mix well.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls; place about 2 inches apart on ungresed cookie sheets. Press thumb in center of cookie leaving an indentation. Drain cherries, reserving juice. cut cherries in half, and place, cut side down, in indentation of cookie. Bake at 350 for 8 minutes. Cool; drizzle with Chocolate-Cherry Frosting.
Chocolate-Cherry Frosting- 1 (1-ounce) square unsweetened chocolate 1 tables butter or margarine 1 cup sifted powdered sugar 5 to 6 tablespoons cherry juice Combine chocolate and butter in a heavy saucepan; cook over low heat, stirring constantly until chocolate melts. Remove from heat. Add powered sugar and half of cherry juice; beat until smooth. Add juice to desired consistency; stir well. Yield 3/4 cup. NOTE- Cookies may be frozen up to 1 week. Place in single layers in zip top plastic bags.


Originally Submitted
12/11/2012





0 Out of 5 from 0 reviews

You can add this Frosted Chocolate-Cherry Cookies recipe to your own private DesktopCookbook.

 

MySkiSign.com
 
 

   
   
 

Contact Us | Help | About Us

Copyright Complaints | Advertise with Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use

Copyright 2002 - 2018 DesktopCookbook. All rights reserved.
Owned and Operated by
Integrated Sales Resources, LLC.