Glazed Chocolate-Cherry Cookies

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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