ThrowBack Thursday – White Chocolate Cherry Cookies

White Chocolate Cherry Cookies ~ Who Needs a Cape?

I posted this last February – for a Valentine’s Day treat…But quite honestly it’s one of the cookies that I will be making for Christmas this year – it’s perfect for Christmas!  So I decided it was worth Throwing Back to these yummy cookies!  And this year while I’m making them I’ll be using the cherries that the Mario Company sent to me – I have loved using them!  Give them a try!

 

White Chocolate and Cherries seem to belong together, or is that just me?  I love the combination to be honest.  And I love a different cookie.  Yes, chocolate chip or peanut butter are delicious, but sometimes you need something else.  So I did a little experimenting in the kitchen and I came up with these.  I hope you enjoy them – they didn’t last long in this house!

White Chocolate Cherry Cookies

White Chocolate Cherry Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 C Butter, softened
  • 1/2 C White Sugar
  • 1/4 C Brown Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 t Almond Extract
  • 1 1/2 t Baking Soda
  • 1/2 t salt
  • 2 C Flour
  • 10 oz jar Maraschino Cherries, drained and finely chopped (I used my blender)
  • 2 C White Chocolate Chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375
  2. Beat the butter, sugars, egg and almond extract until creamy
  3. Mix the Soda, Salt, Flour together and add in to the wet ingredients (will be thicker than most cookies until you add the cherries)
  4. Add in the cherries, beat
  5. Add in the chips and mix
  6. Spoon onto ungreased cookie sheet
  7. Bake for 9-11 minutes, cool for 3-4 minutes on pan and then cool on cooling rack
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