Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Almond Chocolate Cherry Cookies

Moist, delicious and almost brownie-like, you will love these heart-healthy cookies!

Makes 32 cookies ( 3 points +)


  • 6T. butter, softened
  • ¾ c. sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 oz. semisweet chocolate, melted
  • 1-⅓ c. flour
  • ⅓ c. dried cherries
  • ⅓ c. sliced almonds
In a medium bowl, beat butter, sugar, egg, egg yolk until smooth. Stir in melted chocolate. Stir in flour, then fold in cherries and almonds. Cover and chill for 1 hour.
Preheat oven for 350. Spray 2 baking sheets with nonstick spray. Form dough into 1 inch balls and place on baking sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes. Cool; drizzle with chocolate almond glaze.

Chocolate Almond Glaze:
In a small saucepan, combine 1 oz. bittersweet chocolate and 1 T. butter. Heat and stir over low heat until melted and smooth. Remove from heat and stir in 1 c. powdered sugar, 2 T. fat-free milk and ⅛ tsp. almond extract. Stir until smooth. Drizzle over cookies.

from Better Homes and Gardens


  1. yum! definitely going to try these, thanks!

  2. Ooooo Yum!! I'm going to have to make these now! Thanks for the recipie!


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