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Try this cookie recipe that contrasts the tartness of the cherries with the cocoa and chocolate chips for an elegant, and delicious, addition to your holiday table.

Julie Grimes Bottcher
Recipe by Cooking Light December 2005

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Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Recipe Summary

Yield:
30 cookies (serving size: 1 cookie)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°.

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  • Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt, stirring with a whisk. Place sugar and butter in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at high speed until well blended. Add vanilla and egg; beat well. With mixer on low speed, gradually add flour mixture. Beat just until combined. Fold in cherries and chocolate chips.

  • Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 12 minutes or just until set. Remove from oven; cool on pans 5 minutes. Remove from pans; cool completely on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

80 calories; calories from fat 30%; fat 2.7g; saturated fat 1.3g; mono fat 1.1g; poly fat 0.1g; protein 1.1g; carbohydrates 13.4g; fiber 0.8g; cholesterol 12mg; iron 0.4mg; sodium 56mg; calcium 10mg.
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