Cherry Cordial Cookies Recipe


Cherry Cordial Cookies Recipe

A sinfully decadent chocolate cookie surrounds a cherry surprise in these easy to make, totally delicious, Cherry Cordial Cookies Recipe.

Prep Time:40 minutes
Cook time:10 minutes

Ingredients Cookie:

1/2 cup Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
1/2 cup Brown Sugar, packed
1/4 cup Butter, softened
1 Large Egg
1 cup Flour
1/4 tsp Baking Powder
1 Jar (16oz) Maraschino Cherries

Ingredients Frosting:

1 cup Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
2 tsp Vegetable Oil
3 TBSP Maraschino Cherry Liquid
1 cup Chopped Almonds
2 TBSP Decorator Sugar

Directions:

• Directions to make cookies:
• Preheat oven to 350°.
• In a small pot over low heat, melt 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, until until smooth.
• In a large mixing bowl, combine brown sugar and butter; beat until fluffy.
• Add egg and the melted chocolate chips; mix well.
• Add flour and baking powder; mix well.
• Transfer dough to another bowl, cover and refrigerate for 15-30 minutes for easier handling.
• Drain your maraschino cherries well, and keep the juice! You will need the juice for the frosting.
• Remove dough from the refrigerator. Remove a teaspoon of dough into your hand. Put a small hollow into the center of the dough. Place a maraschino cherry into the center, and then cover the cherry with the rest of the dough.
• Roll the dough with the cherry inside into a round ball.
• Place your cookie dough on an ungreased cookie sheet 1 inch apart.
• Bake at 350° for 10-14 minutes, or until set.
• Remove cookies from your cookie sheet to a wire rack; allow to cool completely.
• Directions to make frosting:
• In a double boiler, melt 1 cup chocolate chips and vegetable oil together; stir until smooth.
• Remove from heat, and add 3 tablespoons of maraschino cherry juice; stir well.
• Dip your cooled cookies into the chocolate frosting in the pot to frost.
• Immediately dip the frosted cookie into your chopped almonds and/or decorator sugar.
• Place cookies on wired racks; allow frosting to harden.
• Store in air tight tin for up to 5 days.

Makes 36 Cherry Cordial Cookies

Cherry Cordial Cookies Recipe. A sinfully decadent chocolate cookie surrounds a cherry surprise in these easy to make, totally delicious, Cherry Cordial Cookies Recipe.


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Cherry Cordial Cookies Recipe. A sinfully decadent chocolate cookie surrounds a cherry surprise in these easy to make, totally delicious, Cherry Cordial Cookies Recipe.


Today is day 15 of 15 Days of Holiday Sweets! and this Cherry Cordial Cookies Recipe is a fun, and pretty easy cookie to make!

I wanted to show some step by step photos to clarify just how easy it is to mold and decorate these Cherry Cordial Cookies, because the description makes it sound a bit more complicated than it really is.

Cherry Cordial Cookies Recipe


• Make sure you drain your maraschino cherries well, but do NOT toss the juice.

Cherry Cordial Cookies Recipe


• Take a teaspoon of dough. Place it in your hand. Now make a dent in it with your thumb.

Cherry Cordial Cookies Recipe


• Place the maraschino cherry into the indentation.

Cherry Cordial Cookies Recipe


• Now close the rest of that dough around the cherry, cover completely.

Cherry Cordial Cookies Recipe


• Roll the dough between your hands to form a ball.

Cherry Cordial Cookies Recipe


• Place them on the tray, and bake according to my directions above.

Cherry Cordial Cookies Recipe


• Have everything set up to frost: melted chocolate frosting, decorator sugar, chopped almonds, and the cooled cookies.

Cherry Cordial Cookies Recipe


• Dip the cooled cookie into the frosting to coat. The frosting is smooth and liquidy, and will cover well.

Cherry Cordial Cookies Recipe


• Immediately dip the frosted cookies into the chopped almonds, the decorator sugar, both, or none!

Cherry Cordial Cookies Recipe


Cherry Cordial Cookies Recipe


• Place the frosted cookies on a wire rack to dry.

Cherry Cordial Cookies Recipe


• This is a pretty clean process!

Cherry Cordial Cookies Recipe


• In the end, you have cookies that look like a lot of work, that really weren’t!

Cherry Cordial Cookies Recipe


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Comments

  1. These cookies look amazing. I’ve never seen a recipe like this one. Pinning for later use.

  2. Julie Sullivan says:

    I have looked through your recipe on your web page and the printed copy, and I have not seen the amount of baking powder called for. Could you please edit this page so I can make these cookies? Thank you. Love your web site.

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