Oh So Good Chocolate Cherry Cookies

Looking for a chocolate dessert using Betty Crocker® double chocolate chunk cookie mix? Then check out these delicious cherry filled cookies.

  • Prep Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 36

Ingredients

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ double chocolate chunk cookie mix
1/4
cup vegetable oil
2
tablespoons water
1
egg
1/4
cup almonds, finely chopped
1
cup semi sweet chocolate chips (from 12-oz. bag)
1/4
cup whipping cream
36
maraschino cherries, from 2 jars, drained, pat dry
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In a large bowl, stir cookie mix, oil, water and egg until soft dough forms. Stir in almonds. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. Place 1 cherry on each cookie. Bake 8 to 10 minutes. Cool 1 minute before removing from cookie sheet.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and cream uncovered on HIGH 30 to 45 seconds; stir until smooth. Spoon generous teaspoon on each cookie and spread over cookie. Allow chocolate to set until firmed; about 30 minutes.

Expert Tips

"Everyone is surprised when they bite into this cookie and find a cherry inside. This cookie has such a nice combo of textures and flavors. Everyone always asks for the recipe." Ann Rozzi

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
65mg
65%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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.