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Cherry Chocolate Nut Cookies Recipe
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Cherry Chocolate Nut Cookies Recipe

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Each Christmas, I make about 600 cookies to share with family and friends. The holidays wouldn't be the same without several batches of these colorful goodies. —Sybil Brown, Highland, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:48 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES: 48 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup chopped maraschino cherries
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 144 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 102mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, milk and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in the remaining ingredients.
  2. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 4 dozen.
Originally published as Cherry Chocolate Nut Cookies in Best of Country Cookies 1999, p30


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PageRD User ID: 5881442 257811
Reviewed Dec. 7, 2016

"The flavor of these is nice and my guests really enjoyed them. I didn't really care for the soft texture but otherwise they were good and easy to make."

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Porth59idaho User ID: 8382576 250013
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2016

"Very tasty. They bake up nicely."

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K_Kay User ID: 6615679 239458
Reviewed Dec. 15, 2015

"Just have to say that I am starting my Christmas baking today and this is the first batch I am doing. These cookies taste amazing and are super simple. They are always one of the first kinds of cookies to be gone!"

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Ssuuzz User ID: 302164 223487
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2015

"These cookies are truly delicious. I will definitely be making them again."

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davec24 User ID: 4317216 88805
Reviewed Jun. 2, 2013

"very good cookie , everyone loved them"

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mpertler User ID: 6313046 21600
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2013

"After the first batch, I had to make three more! Excellent!"

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parksville User ID: 1598935 72440
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2012

"We found these cookies to be okay, but not great."

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dkmiller User ID: 2621623 88775
Reviewed Dec. 16, 2012

"just made & took the 1st batch out of the oven. i had to try one right away & was not disappointed. these are very good, soft, flavorful cookies and will make a nice addition to the other cookes i am making for Christmas. i used mini choc chips instead of the regular sized ones & they are just the right amount of chocolate. will definitely keep this recipe."

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mabs68 User ID: 6116001 28235
Reviewed Dec. 16, 2012

"made these cookies this weekend. tasted great. made about 4 dozen."

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jsslifer User ID: 1338401 203338
Reviewed Dec. 14, 2012

"I made these cookies a couple of days ago and they are delicious. They will definitely be a new favorite. The recipe states it makes 5 dozen. However, they would have to be tiny to make that many. I made what I call normal size and it made 2 dozen. Also, make sure the maraschino cherries are well drained."

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