Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies
|Title:||Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies|
1/2 cup soft butter
3/4 cup confectioners sugar sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 ounce unsweetened chocolate, melted
1 1/2 cups flour
Pinch of salt
20 to 25 maraschino cherries, well-drained
1 cup confectioners sugar sugar
1/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 ounce chocolate, melted
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Mix butter, sugar, vanilla extract and chocolate. Blend in flour and salt. If too dry to handle, add 1 to 2 tablespoons milk.
Wrap level tablespoon of dough around each cherry. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet, and bake 12 to 15 minutes.
Cool. Dip tops in icing. Add coconut, chopped nuts or pecan halves on top, if desired.