Cherry Chocolate Cookies

Add some natural coloring to chocolate cookies for a sweet treat. These cherry chocolate cookies are perfect for the holidays or just because.

Prep Time: 20 Min

– 8 tbsp butter – 3/4 cup brown sugar – 1 egg – 1 tsp vanilla extract – 1/2 tsp coconut extract – 1/2 tsp juice from the cherry jar – 1 1/2 cups flour – 1/2 tsp baking soda – 1/4 tsp salt – 3/4 cup maraschino cherries (drained (juice reserved) and finely chopped) – 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips – 24 maraschino cherries

Cook Time: 40 Min

Ingredients

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Step 1

– Cream the butter and brown sugar together in a large mixing bowl

Step 2

– Add the egg, extracts, and cherry juice and mix to combine

Step 3

– Gradually add the flour, baking soda, and salt

Step 4

– Fold in the chopped cherries and chocolate chips

Step 5

– Use a cookie scoop to drop dough onto a baking sheet – Gently press a full cherry into the center of the cookie dough – Bake for about 15-20 minutes, until just set and before turning brown

Cherry Chocolate Cookies