How to make Black Forest Cookies

How to make Black Forest Cookies

So fancy, yet so easy! Black Forest Cookies This recipe is great to do with the kids.  Instead of doing the typical sugar cookies or chocolate chip cookies try this recipe for a little something different.   This is great to take to dinner parties or to have at your dinner party.  Your guests will like them so much they’ll think you bought them.


1 1/2 cups chocolate chips
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups flour
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup dried cherries


Baking Black Forest Cookies Preheat oven to 375°

In small bowl over saucepan of hot (not boiling water) melt 1/2 cup of the chocolate chips; let cool.

Beat butter, shortening and sugar until fluffy; beat in eggs one at a time. Beat in vanilla, then melted chocolate.

In a separate bowl stir flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; stir into butter mixture. Stir in cherries and remaining chocolate chips. Drop by tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 375 for about 12 minutes or until edges are firm and centers still soft.

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