Chocolate-Covered Cherry Delights
Chocolate-Covered Cherry Delights
  • prep: 35 min
  • cook: 10 min
  • total: 45 min
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  • Summary

    Chocolate-covered cherries were my dad’s favorite candy, so I designed these cookies for him. They’re super-cute with a fudgy sauce and coconut surprise inside. —Darlene Brenden, Salem, Oregon

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup butter, softened
    • 1-1/2 cups sugar
    • 1/3 cup maraschino cherry juice
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 3 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
    • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
    • 3/4 cup chopped maraschino cherries, drained and patted dry
    • 1/2 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
    • TOPPING:
    • 3/4 cup vanilla frosting
    • 48 maraschino cherries with stems, drained and patted dry
    • 1 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
    • 1 teaspoon shortening

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1702 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 85 g 131.19%
    • Saturated Fat: 55 g 275.14%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 91 mg 30.39%
    • Sodium: 272 mg 11.33%
    • Calcium: 61 mg 6.12%
    • Potassium: 298 mg 8.5%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 8 mg 42.18%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 239 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 16 g 62.23%
    • Sugar: 143 g
    • Protein: 18 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 19.31%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat17
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs10
    • Exchange - Starch5
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total6 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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