Triple Chocolate-Cherry Cookies

Triple Chocolate-Cherry Cookies

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 8 dozen


  • 2 cups butter softened
  • cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 4 oz bittersweet baking chocolate melted
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 eggs
  • cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 24 oz. white vanilla baking chips
  • cup maraschino cherries without stems coarsely chopped, well drained
  • 2 teaspoons oil
  • 48 maraschino cherries drained each cut in half


  • Heat oven to 350 degrees. 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.
  • 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.
  • Bake 7 to 10 minutes or until set. DO NOT OVER BAKE!
  • Cool 2 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 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 melting and smooth. Spoon drop of mixture in center of each cookie; top each with cherry half. Drizzle remaining mixture over cookies.
Keyword Afternoon Tea, Tea Time


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