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Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

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.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time14 mins
Course: cookies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies
Servings: 36
Calories: 83kcal
Author: Jill


  • 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


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line two cookie sheets with parchment paper
  • Using a standing mixer, cream together the butter and brown sugar until combined and smooth
  • Beat in the eggs, vanilla and almond extract until combined
  • Mix in the pink gel food coloring
  • In a medium bowl, combine the dry ingredients
  • Gradually mix in the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until combined
  • Gently fold in the cherries and the chocolate chips
  • Use an ice cream scoop and scoop batter onto the cookie sheet
  • Bake in the oven for 14-16 minutes or until lightly golden brown
  • Allow to cool completely


Calories: 83kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 35mg | Potassium: 35mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 87IU | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg