Triple Chocolate-Cherry Cookies

Triple Chocolate-Cherry Cookies

No need to drop everything to make a batch of cookies. You can mix and bake four dozen of these in 1 hour!

Prep Time

1:00

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Total Time

1:00

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Makes

4

dozen

1
cup butter or margarine, softened
3/4
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
2
oz bittersweet baking chocolate, melted
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
eggs
2 1/4
cups all-purpose flour
1/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1
teaspoon baking soda
1 1/3
cups white vanilla baking chips (from 12-oz package)
3/4
cup maraschino cherries without stems, coarsely chopped, well-drained
1
teaspoon oil
24
maraschino cherries, drained, each cut in half
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease cookie sheets. In large bowl, beat butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar with electric mixer on medium speed 1 to 2 minutes or until light and fluffy. Beat in melted chocolate, vanilla and eggs.
  2. On low speed, beat in flour, cocoa and baking soda until mixed. Fold in 1 cup of the vanilla baking chips and the cherries. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart on cookie sheets.
  3. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until set. DO NOT OVERBAKE. Cool 2 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, in small microwavable bowl, place remaining vanilla baking chips and oil. Microwave on High 30 seconds; stir. If necessary, microwave in 10 second increments, stirring after each time, until melted and smooth. Spoon drop of mixture in center of each cookie; top each with cherry half. Drizzle remaining mixture over cookies.
Makes 4 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
Store these rich chocolaty cookies in a tightly covered container to preserve freshness.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 130
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 70mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 17g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 11g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.