Mocha Cherry Cookies Recipe

These unique cookies have flavors of coffee, cherry, chocolate, and even walnuts, resulting in a complex and unexpected flavor profile. These delicious treats are worth sharing!

Photo by Maria G.

PREP TIME

20

minutes

TOTAL TIME

45

minutes

SERVINGS

3

dozen

PREP TIME

20

minutes

TOTAL TIME

45

minutes

SERVINGS

3

servings

Ingredients

  • 1

    cup butter, softened

  • 1/2

    cup sugar

  • 1

    teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1

    teaspoon instant coffee granules

  • 1

    teaspoon hot water

  • 1/4

    cup baking cocoa

  • 2

    cups all-purpose flour

  • 1/2

    cup chopped maraschino cherries

  • 1/2

    cup chopped walnuts

  • Additional sugar

  • Melted semisweet chocolate, optional

Directions

In a bowl, cream butter and sugar and fluffy. Add vanilla. Dissolve coffee granules in water; add to creamed mixture with cocoa. Add flour and mix well. Stir in cherries and walnuts. Shape into 1 1/4-inch balls; roll in sugar. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 325°F for 20-22 minutes. Cool on wire racks. Drizzle with chocolate if desired. Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 196 calories, 12 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 106 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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