Nutty Chocolate Cherry Cookie Recipe

The nutty chocolate cherry cookie recipe is a colorful, tasty holiday morsel! Packed with chocolate, cherries, and nuts, how can you go wrong!

1 stick (1/2 cup) salted butter, softened
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 egg
1/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
3/4 cup chopped maraschino cherries
3/4 cup chopped pecans

Large bowl
Medium bowl
Cookie sheets

Step 1: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Step 2: Lightly grease cookie sheets; set aside.
Step 3: In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; set aside.
Step 4: In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugars with an electric mixer set on medium-high for 30 seconds.
Step 5: Beat in egg, milk, and vanilla extract.
Step 6: Gradually combine flour mixture to creamed mixture.
Step 7: Stir in the remaining ingredients.
Step 8: Drop by tablespoons 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets.
Step 9: Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove cookies immediately and transfer to a cooling surface.

Makes 60 cookies.

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