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“These cookies have become traditional on our Christmas cookie trays, but are good all year round! Drizzled with the melted chocolate, they are so pretty. Cooking time includes 1 hour chill time.”
1hr 45mins
48 cookies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat sugar, margarine, eggs and vanilla until smooth.
  2. Melt 1 cup chocolate chips and add to margarine mixture. Mix well.
  3. Cover and chill 1 hour.
  4. Shape into 1 inch balls.
  5. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  6. Press deep centers with your thumb or wooden spoon handle.
  7. Place a marachino cherry half into each centre.
  8. Bake 10 to 12 minutes at 350 degrees.
  9. Cool completely.
  10. Melt remaining chocolate chips and drizzle over cookies.

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