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Glazed Chocolate-Cherry Cookies

Glazed Chocolate-Cherry Cookies
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 24
Enjoy your dessert with these delicious cookies baked using chocolate and cherries - perfect to serve a bunch.
Updated January 22, 2012

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

Steps

  • 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.

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

Nutrition Facts

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