Choco-Cherry Double Delights

Prize-Winning Recipe 2010! Delight in a double chocolate cookie with the double goodness of chocolate and cherries together.

  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 30

1 1/3
cups whole maraschino cherries, well drained
1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ double chocolate chunk cookie mix
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
tablespoon water
1
egg, beaten
1/2
cup chopped macadamia nuts
1
teaspoon powdered sugar

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Cut 15 of the maraschino cherries in half; set aside for topping cookies. Chop remaining maraschino cherries.
  • 2 In large bowl, stir cookie mix, oil, water and egg until soft dough forms. Stir in chopped cherries and nuts. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Press one cherry half lightly into center of each cookie.
  • 3 Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until set. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes. Before serving, sprinkle with powdered sugar. Store loosely covered at room temperature.

Expert Tips

Place cookies in a container, then place the lid or a piece of foil over the top so that a small opening is left so air can still get into the container.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
75mg
75%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.