Double Chocolate Cherry Cookies

Chocolate Cherry Cookies

5 from 2 reviews

These Chocolate Cherry Cookies are a soft fudge cookie with a sweet maraschino cherry right in the center and then drizzled with a chocolate fudge sauce.




  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cream butter and both sugars with mixer. Add eggs one at a time and mix in.
  3. Combine flour, cocoa, salt, baking powder and baking soda in a medium bowl. Add 1/2 cup dry mixture to butter mixture at a time. Blending after each addition just until combined and scraping side of mixer bowl as needed. Add vanilla and 2 teaspoons cherry juice and mix just until combined. Remove bowl from mixer and refrigerate for 30 minutes
  4. Butter hands and roll dough into 1 inch balls. Place on cookie sheet covered with parchment paper. Using thumb press small indentation in center of cookie and place maraschino cherry in hole.
  5. Bake for 10 minutes.
  6. Melt chocolate chips and sweetened condensed milk on low. When melted add 1 tablespoon cherry juice. Drizzle over cooled cookies.

Keywords: cookies, Christmas cookies, dessert, chocolate cookies, cherry cookies

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