Merry Cherry Fudgies

Merry Cherry Fudgies

Gold Medal® all-purpose flour provides a simple addition to these chocolate cookies packed with cherries - a distinctive dessert!

Prep Time

1:20

Hr:Mins

Total Time

2:20

Hrs:Mins

Makes

2

dozen

1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened
3/4
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/4
cup powdered sugar
2
tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
Cherry Fudge Filling
2/3
cup sugar
1/3
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1/4
cup finely chopped red maraschino cherries, well drained, reserving 2 teasoons juice for glaze
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1
egg
Cherry Glaze
1/2
cup powdered sugar
1
to 2 teaspoons red or green maraschino cherry juice
Red or green maraschino cherries, well drained and finely chopped, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Mix 1/4 cup butter and cream cheese. Stir in flour, 1/4 cup powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons cocoa and the vanilla. Divide into 24 pieces. Press in bottom and side of 24 ungreased small muffin cups, 1 3/4x1 inch. Mix filling ingredients. Spoon 2 teaspoons into each.
  2. Bake 18 to 20 minutes. Cool 1 hour.
  3. Loosen cookies with tip of knife. Remove to cooling rack. Mix 1/2 cup powdered sugar and cherry juice. Drizzle over cookies; sprinkle with additional chopped cherries if desired.
Makes 2 dozen cookies

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 100
    • (Calories from Fat 45),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 35mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 14g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.