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Lots of Chocolate Cherry Cookies

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"These wonderful chocolate cookies with tart dried cherries are sure to be a favorite!"
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25 m servings 130
Original recipe yields 24 servings (24 cookies)


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  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Line two large baking sheets with parchment paper.
  3. Combine flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt in a bowl.
  4. Beat the butter and sugar together in a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium-high speed, until light and fluffy.
  5. Beat the egg, coffee granules, and vanilla into the butter and sugar mixture until blended.
  6. Change the speed to low and pour in the flour mixture. Beat until just combined.
  7. Stir in semisweet chocolate chips, white chocolate chips, and dried cherries.
  8. Drop spoonfuls of the dough two inches apart onto the prepared baking sheets.
  9. Bake 10 to 12 minutes per batch in the preheated oven, until cookies are just becoming firm.
  10. Let cool on baking sheets for two minutes.
  11. Transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 130 calories; 5.4 19.4 1.6 18 51 Full nutrition

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I knew I was in trouble as soon as I tasted the batter. These cookies are phenomenal. I used high quality ingredients: Lake Champlain cocoa and Ghiradelli 60% cocao and white chocolate chips. I ...

These cookies taste delicious. Kept going back for more. They have the perfect amount of white chips to compliment the semi chocolate minis. I followed the directions exactly with no substituti...

These are amazing! Just the right ratio of crunchy to chewy. Chocolate and cherry is a delicious combination. The coffee flavor enhances the overall flavor very nicely. Next time I'll be doubli...

I like to use a cookie scoop to make them uniform, and can get approximately 24 cookies per batch. You can use either dark chocolate cocoa powder for a richer color (like in my photo) or regula...

Mmmmm, way good. I had a cookie craving and this recipe called my name. It was super easy. I didn't have cherries so I tossed in some dried cranberries which worked nicely but I do think some ni...

I haven't baked with cocoa in the longest time. The taste brought back some memories. I've never used dried cherries in baking before. What a delicious combination. I chopped the cherries first ...

Had all of the ingredients on hand and made the recipe exactly as written. While they were baking, the smell was actually that of coffee versus chocolate. The instant coffee taste was a littl...

Best recipe ever. Reasonably simple, and gives the humble cookie an amazingly sophisticated taste. I'll make it again and again, I'm sure.

Awesome cookies!!! I used Hershey's Special Dark Cocoa. These are devine. I liked using the instant coffee.... mixed into the egg and vanilla to ensure it disolved, then into batter. Mine bak...