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Glazed Chocolate-Cherry Cookies

Enjoy your dessert with these delicious cookies baked using chocolate and cherries - perfect to serve a bunch.

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  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) sugar cookie mix
1/3 cup unsweetened dark baking cocoa
1/2 cup butter, softened
1
egg
1
1/2 teaspoons almond extract
1
cup dried cherries
1
1/2 cups powdered sugar
2
tablespoons milk

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  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, stir cookie mix and cocoa. Add butter, egg and 1/2 teaspoon of the almond extract; stir until soft dough forms. Gently stir in cherries.
  • 2 Shape dough into 24 (1-inch) balls. On ungreased cookie sheet, place balls 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 20 minutes.
  • 4 In medium bowl, mix powdered sugar, milk and remaining 1 teaspoon almond extract until smooth. Drizzle glaze over cookies.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, stir cookie mix and cocoa. Add butter, egg and 1/2 teaspoon of the almond extract; stir until soft dough forms. Gently stir in cherries.
  • 2 Shape dough into 24 (1-inch) balls. On ungreased cookie sheet, place balls 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 20 minutes.
  • 4 In medium bowl, mix powdered sugar, milk and remaining 1 teaspoon almond extract until smooth. Drizzle glaze over cookies.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Almond extract is a key flavor component in these cookies. It complements the dark chocolate and cherries.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
184
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Sodium
85mg
85%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.