1/2 cup butter softened
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
2/3 cup cocoa
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 teaspoons cherry juice (from maraschino cherry jar)
30–36 jarred maraschino cherries
1/4 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
2 tablespoons sweetened condensed milk
1 tablespoon cherry juice (from maraschino cherry jar)


  •  Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cream butter and both sugars with mixer. Add eggs one at a time and mix in.
  • Combine flour, cocoa, salt, baking powder and baking soda in a medium bowl. Add 1/2 cup dry mixture to butter mixture at a time. Blending after each addition just until combined and scraping side of mixer bowl as needed. Add vanilla and 2 teaspoons cherry juice and mix just until combined. Remove bowl from mixer and refrigerate for 30 minutes
  • Butter hands and roll dough into 1 inch balls. Place on cookie sheet covered with parchment paper. Using thumb press small indentation in center of cookie and place maraschino cherry in hole.
  • Bake for 10 minutes.
  • Melt chocolate chips and sweetened condensed milk on low. When melted add 1 tablespoon cherry juice. Drizzle over cooled cookies.

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