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Chocolate Dipped Pecan Cherry Cookies

Chocolate Dipped Pecan Cherry Cookies
Ingredients for the Dough:
  • 1 cup Unsalted butter
  • ¾ cup Sifted powdered sugar
  • ½ tsp. Salt
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. Almond extract
  • 2-¼ cups All purpose flour
  • ½ cup finely chopped pecans
  • ½ cup finely chopped candied cherries
Ingredients for the Chocolate Covering:
  • ½ cup Chocolate chips
  • 2 Tbsp. Butter
  • 2 Tbsp. Milk
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla
  • 1 cup Sifted powdered sugar


Directions for cookie dough:


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  1. Combine butter, sugar, salt, vanilla and almond extracts and beat well
  1. Stir in the flour, pecans and cherries
  1. Form dough into 1-inch balls
  1. Place on un-greased cookie sheets
  1. Bake for 15 – 18 minutes
  1. Place on racks to cool


Directions for Chocolate Dipping Sauce:


  1. Combine chocolate chips, butter and milk - microwave for 1 minute
  1. Stir
  1. (if chocolate has not melted, microwave for an additional 30 seconds.)
  1. Add vanilla and powdered sugar - beat to combine.
  1. (If the mixture is too runny, add a few more tablespoons of powdered sugar.)
  1. Dip cool cookies in chocolate and cover top and sides with chocolate and place on rack to set
  1. Put rack over a pan so you can scrape up any chocolate that drips off and heat and reuse


Blue Ribbon Baker Chocolate-Dipped Pecan Cherry Cookies

Marjorie Johnson joins the Home & Family’ kitchen to bake her famous blue ribbon winning cookies!

Candied cherries are available seasonally - order directly from ParadiseFruitCo.com


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