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Fudgy Chocolate-Cherry Bites

Yield 21 cookies (serving size: 1 cookie)
These chewy, fudgy little cookies offer big chocolate flavor with a hint of sweet cherries and coffee.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups sifted powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon espresso powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup dried sweet cherries, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 62
  • fat 2.2 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • protein 1 g
  • carbohydrate 10.1 g
  • cholesterol 0 mg
  • iron 0.3 mg
  • sodium 20 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 32 %
  • fiber 1.1 g
  • calcium 8 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 300°.

  2. Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl. Beat with a mixer at low speed until combined. Beat at medium speed 2 minutes. Stir in cherries and nuts.

  3. Spoon 1 level tablespoon batter into miniature muffin cups coated with cooking spray. Bake at 300° for 16 minutes or until puffed and crisp on top. Let stand 2 to 5 minutes before removing from pan. Cool on a wire rack. Note: Store in an airtight container up to 2 days.

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