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Chocolate Covered Cherry Bites Cookies Recipes

Cherries and chocolate are always a big hit- the best part is when you bite into one and find the cherry surprise!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cherries, Chocolate, Chocolate covered Cherry Bites, Cookies
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 194kcal


  • squares baking chocolate
  • ½ cup butter
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 (10oz) jar maraschino cherries
  • 2 Tablespoons cherry juice from maraschino cherries
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • cups flour
  • teaspoon salt
  • white chocolate for dipping


  • Melt the squares of baking chocolate and add butter. Mix in powdered sugar, cherry juice, and vanilla.
  • Add the flour and salt and mix well. Knead together into a dough.
  • Pat dough tightly around each cherry, (make sure cherries are VERY dry).
  • Bake at 350 for 12 to 15 minutes.
  • Cool thoroughly.
  • Melt white chocolate in microwave for 30 seconds and stir. Repeat until smooth and melted.
  • Dip each cookie and allow to dry on cookie sheet lined with wax paper. Drizzle melted chocolate chips over the top of each cookie. Store in an air-tight container.


Calories: 194kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 94mg | Potassium: 59mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 247IU | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg