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Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies

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If you love the Cherry Garcia flavors, wait until you try these Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies. Soft chewy chocolate chip cookies with bits of cherry pieces inside, these cookies are one of the most amazing cookies you can ever bake.

Make these cookies anytime you are craving the chocolate cherry taste. When you need the cherry chocolate flavor, you can also enjoy Cherry Garcia Cake.

cherry chocolate chip cookies in a stack

Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

If you have ever tried Cherry Garcia ice cream, you know how irresistible the sweet taste is. Now, you can have that same flavor in these incredible cookies. Rich and chewy, these Cherry Chocolate Chip cookies are heaven in a bite.

Can I Freeze Cherry Garcia Cookies?

After you have baked these cookies, you can move them to a freezer bag to freeze them. You can also freeze the cookie dough batter. Freeze the batter as a whole batch, but you can also freeze the cookies as dough balls. Scoop the cookie dough and then freeze it on a plate. Once you have it frozen, you can move the dough balls to the freezer.

Can I Use Fresh Cherries in These Cookies?

Fresh cherries would be hard to use in this recipe because of the pits however, you could take the pits out and make these cookies with fresh cherries. You can also use frozen cherries if you prefer them to the canned maraschino cherries.

cherry chocolate chip cookies

Ingredients

  • Unsalted butter
  • Light brown sugar
  • Egg
  • Pure vanilla extract
  • Pure almond extract
  • Pink gel food
  • Flour
  • Baking soda
  • Kosher salt
  • Maraschino cherries
  • Semi sweet chocolate chips

How to make Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Prepare 2 cookies sheets with parchment paper.

Using a mixer, cream together the brown sugar and butter. Beat them together until smooth.

Next, add in the eggs, vanilla and almond extract.

Add the pink gel food coloring.

In a separate bowl, combine the dry ingredients.

Slowly mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and mix well.

Gently fold in the cherries and the chocolate chips.

Use an ice cream scoop and scoop the cookie dough onto the cookie sheet.

Bake the cookies for 14-16 minutes. The cookies will be lightly golden brown.

Allow the cookies to cool completely

cherry chocolate chip cookies

Servings: 36

Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
14 mins
 
If you love the Cherry Garcia flavors, wait until you try these Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies. Soft chewy chocolate chip cookies with bits of cherry pieces inside, these cookies are one of the most amazing cookies you can ever bake.

Ingredients

  • ½ C unsalted butter. Softened
  • ¾ C light brown sugar packed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp pure almond extract
  • 2 drops of pink gel food
  • 1 ½ C flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt
  • ¾ C chopped maraschino cherries drained and dried
  • ¾ C semi sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line two cookie sheets with parchment paper
  2. Using a standing mixer, cream together the butter and brown sugar until combined and smooth
  3. Beat in the eggs, vanilla and almond extract until combined
  4. Mix in the pink gel food coloring
  5. In a medium bowl, combine the dry ingredients
  6. Gradually mix in the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until combined
  7. Gently fold in the cherries and the chocolate chips
  8. Use an ice cream scoop and scoop batter onto the cookie sheet
  9. Bake in the oven for 14-16 minutes or until lightly golden brown
  10. Allow to cool completely
Nutrition Facts
Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 83 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 12mg4%
Sodium 35mg2%
Potassium 35mg1%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 87IU2%
Calcium 8mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies

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2 comments

  1. I was looking for a new cookie for valentines .i believe I found it. They look delicious.thank you