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Double Chocolate Cherry Thumbprints Recipe

Looking for an easy Double Chocolate Cherry Thumbprints recipe? Learn how to make Double Chocolate Cherry Thumbprints using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by joyrae

Makes 72 servings



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Recipe Ingredients for Double Chocolate Cherry Thumbprints

1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1/4 tsp. almond extract
4 oz. bittersweet chocolate, melted and cooled
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp. cinnamon
10 oz. maraschino cherries, cut in half
3 oz. white chocolate

Recipe Directions for Double Chocolate Cherry Thumbprints

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add egg and almond extract; mix well. Add bittersweet chocolate and blend to combine. Add flour and cinnamon; mix until well blended. Form dough into a ball, wrap in plastic and chill for 30 minutes.

  2. Preheat oven to 350F.

  3. Roll dough into 1-inch balls and place 2 inches apart on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Press thumb in center of each cookie and place half a cherry in each depression.

  4. Bake for 15 to 17 minutes. Cool completely.

  5. Place white chocolate into a microwave-safe bowl and microwave for 30 seconds; stir and continue to microwave in 10-second increments until chocolate is smooth. Drizzle white chocolate across each cookie. chill 5 minutes to set white chocolate.

  6. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to one week.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 20.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
83
Calories from Fat
43
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.8g
7%
Saturated Fat
3.0g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
13mg
4%
Sodium
31mg
1%
Potassium
23mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
9.3g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0.3g
1%
Sugars
5.1g
Protein
0.9g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 2%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D+
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sugar
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