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Chocolate Cherry Thumbprints

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Category: Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 3/4 c Sugar
  • 2/3 c Margarine (1 stk + 3 tb.)
  • 2 lg Eggs
  • 1 ts Vanilla
  • 12 oz Pkg. choc. chips (2 c.),
  • Divided
  • 2 c Oats (quick or old fash.)
  • 1 1/2 c All purpose flour
  • 1 ts Baking powder
  • 1/4 ts Salt, optional
  • 2 c Maraschino cherries, 2 10-oz
  • Jars); drain patted dry


Heat oven to 350 deg. Beat margarine, sugar, eggs and vanilla until
smooth. Add 1 Cup of morsels, melted. Mix well. Stir in oats, flour,
baking powder and salt, mix well. Cover dough and chill 1 hour. Shape
dough into 1 inch balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet, press deep
centers with thumb. (I use lg wooden spoon handle). Place a
maraschino cherry into hole. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or until set.
Remove to wire rack, cool completely. Drizzle cookies with remaining
1 cup of melted morsels.

Note: To melt 1 cup of morsels, Microwave on High 1 to 2 minutes,
stirring every 30 seconds.

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