Monday, November 26, 2007

Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies

½ c. butter
1 egg
1 ½ c. flour
¼ t. salt
¼ t baking soda
¼ t. baking soda
¼ t. baking powder
1 c. white sugar
½ c. unsweetened cocoa powder
1 ½ t. vanilla
½ c. sweetened condensed milk
1 c. semisweet chocolate chips
1 (10 oz.) jar maraschino cherries

Preheat over to 350.
Beat butter and sugar.
Add egg and vanilla and beat well.
Add dry ingredients and stir until smooth
Roll into 1 inch balls. (larger if desired)
Place on ungreased cookies sheet.
Drain cherries and reserve juice.
Press center of each ball with thumb.
Place cherry in indentation.
In a saucepan, heat condensed milk and choc. Chips.
Stir in 4 t. of cherry juice.
Spoon about 1 t. of mixture over each cherry and spread to cover cherry.
(add more cherry juice to keep frosting of spreading consistency)
Bake for 10 mintues.
Makes 18 cookies.