Saturday, December 3, 2011

Holiday Recipe Spectacular - Dessert - Choco-Cherries

The combination of chocolate and cherries in this holiday treat will send you carolling through your neighborhood you'll be so cheery...get it?  Cheery!


2 cups flour
1/2 t salt
1 t baking soda
1 cup butter, softened
1 c sugar
1 t vanilla
¼ cup cherry juice
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
½ c chopped nuts
½ c drained, chopped maraschino cherries

Preheat oven to 375◦. Mix together flour, salt & baking soda. Set aside. In large bowl, combine butter and sugar. Beat until creamy. Blend in vanilla and cherry juice. Blend in flour mixture. Stir in chocolate chips, cherries and nuts. Drop by rounded teaspoon onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 375◦ for 10-12 minutes. Makes 7 dozen.