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Mommy Treat Time: Chewy Chocolate-Cherry Cookies

Posted by on Mar. 30, 2013 at 3:29 PM
  • 9 Replies

Chewy Chocolate-Cherry Cookies from the My Recipes site & Under 100 calories!

                      

Try this cookie recipe that contrasts the tartness of the cherries with the cocoa and chocolate chips for an elegant, and delicious, addition to your holiday table.

Yield: 30 cookies (serving size: 1 cookie)

Calories: 80

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour (about 4 1/2 ounces)
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar 
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 
  • large egg 
  • 2/3 cup dried tart cherries
  • 3 tablespoons semisweet chocolate chips 
  • Cooking spray 

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt, stirring with a whisk. Place sugar and butter in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at high speed until well blended. Add vanilla and egg; beat well. With mixer on low speed, gradually add flour mixture. Beat just until combined. Fold in cherries and chocolate chips.
  3. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 12 minutes or just until set. Remove from oven; cool on pans 5 minutes. Remove from pans; cool completely on wire racks.
by on Mar. 30, 2013 at 3:29 PM
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Replies (1-9):
LindaClement
by Silver Member on Mar. 30, 2013 at 8:20 PM

My husband would love these -- he's a cherry fan. I only like them fresh and uncooked.

KaylaMillar
by Member on Mar. 30, 2013 at 9:30 PM

those look great! 

SweetLuci
by Silver Member on Mar. 30, 2013 at 10:13 PM

 Yummy sounding.

Juniper53098
by on Mar. 30, 2013 at 11:27 PM

TFS

lalasmama2007
by Silver Member on Mar. 31, 2013 at 8:40 PM

TFS!

KristinRox
by Bronze Member on Mar. 31, 2013 at 9:29 PM

Those sound delicious! 

aneela
by Silver Member on Apr. 2, 2013 at 10:26 AM

nice

Janet
by Silver Member on Apr. 3, 2013 at 12:51 PM
Yummy
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GypsiSky
by Silver Member on Apr. 3, 2013 at 1:22 PM

Not for me, but looks yum.

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