Chocolate Cherry Kiss Cookies Recipe

Chocolate Cherry Kiss Cookies Recipe


Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to bake something sweet for your sweetheart. If you are in the mood to bake but not sure what to whip up, give these chocolate cherry kiss cookies a try. A simple spin off the old chocolate chip cookie, the cherry kiss flavor these sweet treats are perfect for the Valentine’s Day season. Easy and inexpensive to make, they are a baking treat you will want to put on your to do list!

Chocolate Cherry Kiss Cookies

Supplies needed:

  •  ¾ cup granulated sugar 
  • ¾ cups brown sugar 
  • 1 cup softened butter 
  • 1 ½  teaspoons of vanilla 
  • 1 egg 
  • 2 ½  cups flour 
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda 
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½  cups of milk chocolate chips
  • 1 jar of Maraschino cherries
  • Red food coloring

1. Begin by preheating your oven to 375 degrees.
2. Combine all of the ingredients with the exception of the cherries and food coloring into a mixing bowl. Mix until the ingredients are blended well and a dough has formed.
3. Pour the cherry juice into the mixture. You want to use about ¼ of a cup.
4. Finely dice a ¼ cup of cherries. Add them to the dough. Mix well.
5. For a little added color (the juice may give your dough a pink tinge, but not always) add a drop or two of red food coloring to the dough. This is a fun and easy way to give the cookies an extra pop of color.
6. Bake at 375 degrees for 8-10 minutes. The cookies will be nice and golden, yet soft, when done.


Allow the chocolate cherry kiss cookies to cool before enjoying. They make the perfect late night treat, or are a great snack for the kid’s to enjoy after school. Either way, this is a recipe you will want to have on hand this Valentine’s Day season! Whip up a batch of these chocolate cherry kiss cookies and see how well they go over in your home.


  1. Ohhh!!! I forgot about those Chocolate Cherry Kisses…. I’m going to have to hunt some down! Thanks for sharing and for linking up at the Weekend Wind-Down Party with us!!! God Bless!

  2. Wow, these sound yumtastic!
    Thanks for sharing at Tell Me About It Tuesday! I can’t wait to see what you share next week!

  3. Your Chocolate Cherry Kiss Cookies will be a special treat for Valentines Day. Thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope you have a great weekend!
    Miz Helen

  4. these look so good. My kids would love these Thanks for the recipe
    Thanks for linking up at Tell Me About It Tuesday. We hope you hop over and share with us again next week.

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