Ingredients you need for this delicious cookies :
1/2 cup of butter
1 cup of white sugar
1 big egg
1 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups of flour
1/2 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 teaspoon of salt
1/4 teaspoon of baking soda
1/4 teaspoon of baking powder
1 maraschino cherries jar
1/2 cup of sweetened condensed milk
1 cup of semisweet chocolate chips
How to do it:
Easy directions :
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
Beat the sugar and the butter together in a bowl.
Add the big egg and the vanilla and beat everything really well.
Add the cocoa powder, the salt, the baking soda, the flour and the baking powder and stir until the mass is smooth.
Roll the mixture into 1 inch little balls or make them larger if desired.
Put the mass on an ungreased cookie sheet.
Press the center of each ball with the thumb.
Drain cherries from the jar and reserve the juice for later.
Place a cherry in indentation of each cookie ball.
In a saucepan, proceed to heat the condensed milk and the chocolate chips until the chips are melted.
Stir in four tea spoons of the cherry juice.
Spoon about 1 tea spoon of mixture over each cherry and spread to cover the cherry.
More cherry juice may be added to keep frosting of spreading the consistency.
Bake in the oven for about ten minutes.