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Buried Cherry Cookies

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Category: Cookies, Christmas

 Ingredients List

  • 10 oz Jar maraschino cherries;
  • -(about 48)
  • 1 1/2 c Flour
  • 1/2 c Unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/4 ts Baking soda
  • 1/4 ts Baking powder
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/2 c Butter or margarine
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 1/2 ts Vanilla
  • 1 c Semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 c Sweetened condensed milk


Drain cherries and reserve juice. Stir together flour, cocoa, soda, powder,
and salt. In a large bowl, beat butter till softened. Add sugar and beat
till fluffy. Add egg and vanilla and beat well. Add flour mixture and beat
till well mixed. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place about 2 inches apart
on ungreased cookie sheet. Press down center of each with your thumb. Place
a cherry in center. For frosting, in a small saucepan, combine chocolate
and sweetened condensed milk. Cook and stir over low heat till chocolate is
melted. Stir in 4 teaspoons reserved cherry juice. Spoon 1 teaspoon
frosting over each cherry, spreading to cover (frosting may be thinned with
additional cherry juice if necessary.) Bake in a 350 degree oven for about
10 minutes or till done. Remove and cool. Makes about 48

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