Chocolate-Cherry Swirls

Recipe from Oxmoor House

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup drained, minced maraschino cherries
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 (1-ounce) squares semisweet chocolate, melted and cooled

Preparation

  1. Beat butter at medium speed of an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add egg and vanilla; beat well.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; stir well. Add flour mixture to butter mixture, beating at low speed.
  3. Remove half of dough from bowl. Add minced cherries to dough in bowl, and mix well. Add 3 tablespoons flour if dough is too soft. Remove cherry dough from mixing bowl, and set aside. Return plain dough to mixing bowl; add melted chocolate, beating well. Cover and chill both portions of dough 1 hour.
  4. Roll each half of dough to a 15" x 8" rectangle on floured wax paper. Place cherry dough on top of chocolate dough; peel off top wax paper. Tightly roll dough, jellyroll fashion, starting at short side and peeling wax paper from dough while rolling. Cover and chill 1 hour.
  5. Slice dough into 1/4" slices; place on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 350° for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  6. Note: To prevent flat-sided cookies, turn dough rolls halfway through the second chilling time. Dental floss makes cutting the dough easier.
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