Chocolate Cherry Delight Cookies Recipe

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Mia Barbier Modified: March 25, 2022
Chocolate Cherry Delight Cookies Recipe

How To Make Chocolate Cherry Delight Cookies

If you’re after a truly indulgent cookies recipe, this is it. Enjoy bites of tart cherries and coconut, paired with a sweet frosting, for a luscious treat!

Preparation: 35 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • 1cupbutter,softened
  • cupssugar
  • cupmaraschino cherry juice
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • 3cupsall purpose flour
  • ½cupbaking cocoa
  • 1cupcoconut,flaked
  • ¾cupmaraschino cherries,chopped
  • ½cupmini semisweet chocolate chips

For Topping:

  • ¾cupvanilla frosting
  • 48maraschino cherries,with stems, drained and patted dry
  • 1cupmini semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1tspshortening


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar until blended. Gradually beat in cherry juice and vanilla.

  3. In another bowl, whisk flour and cocoa. Slowly beat into the creamed mixture. Stir in coconut, cherries, and chocolate chips.

  4. Shape the dough into 48 balls, about 1¼-inch. Place 2 inches apart and press a deep indentation with the end of a wooden handle.

  5. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until set and the bottoms are lightly browned. Cool completely.

  6. Fill each cookie with ¾ teaspoon vanilla frosting. Top with the cherries.

  7. To make the chocolate drizzle, melt chocolate chips and shortening in a microwave-safe bowl. Melt 30 seconds at a time and stir until smooth. Drizzle over the cookies.

  8. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 154.13kcal
  • Fat: 6.99g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.12g
  • Trans Fat: 0.17g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.85g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.60g
  • Carbohydrates: 23.18g
  • Fiber: 1.29g
  • Sugar: 15.58g
  • Protein: 1.32g
  • Cholesterol: 10.17mg
  • Sodium: 9.96mg
  • Calcium: 10.46mg
  • Potassium: 52.88mg
  • Iron: 0.75mg
  • Vitamin A: 32.52µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.52mg
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