Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cookies

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  • 1|hr|5|min prep time
  • 1|hr|5|min total time
  • 12 ingredients
  • 36 servings

Cookies

1/2
cup sugar
3/4
cup butter, softened
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg yolk
1 1/2
cups all-purpose flour
1/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa

Filling

1/4
cup butter, softened
1
tablespoon brandy or 1/2 teaspoon brandy extract
1
cup powdered sugar

Topping

36
maraschino cherries with stems, drained on paper towels
1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1
teaspoon oil

Directions

  1. 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, beat 1/2 cup sugar, 3/4 cup butter, the vanilla and egg yolk until light and fluffy. Add flour and cocoa; beat until well combined.
  2. 2 Shape rounded teaspoonfuls of dough into 1-inch balls; place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. With index finger, make indentation in center of each cookie.
  3. 3 Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until set. Immediately remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely, about 10 minutes.
  4. 4 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, beat all filling ingredients until smooth. Spoon about 1/2 teaspoon filling into center of each cooled cookie. Press cherry into filling.
  5. 5 In small saucepan, melt chocolate chips with oil over low heat, stirring constantly. Spoon or drizzle melted chocolate over cherry on each cookie. Let stand until chocolate is set.

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