Chocolate Cherry Cookies  (Slice & Bake)

Chocolate Cherry Cookies are soft, brownie-like slice and bake cookies with sweet maraschino cherries, pistachios, and white chocolate.  Perfect for Christmas cookie trays, holiday gift giving, and Valentine's Day.

– Flour – Dark cocoa powder – Salt – Butter – Brown sugar – White sugar – Egg – Vanilla extract – Maraschino cherries – White chocolate – Pistachios


– White chocolate – Shortening – Chopped nuts, mini chips, sugars, and sprinkles

For Decorating, optional

Cream butter and sugars together. Beat in vanilla and egg. 

Whisk or sift flour, cocoa powder, and salt. Stir in cherries, white chocolate, and pistachios. 

Mix dry ingredients into wet until just combined. 

Use parchment to shape dough into logs. Freeze. 

Slice into 1/2" thick slices and bake until the tops are no longer shiny.  

If desired, dip in white chocolate and decorate with nuts, chocolate, and sprinkles. 

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