Recipes and Cooking Almond-Chocolate-Cherry Cookies If you're craving chocolate desserts, these chocolate-cherry cookies will surely satisfy! In addition to the dark chocolate in the chocolate-almond cookie dough, we drizzle a rich, almond-scented chocolate glaze on top. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on August 3, 2021 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Kritsada Panichgul Prep Time: 35 mins Chill Time: 1 hrs Bake Time: 10 mins Total Time: 35 mins Yield: 32 cookies Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 6 tablespoon butter, softened ¾ cup sugar 1 egg 1 egg yolk 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 ounce sweet baking, bittersweet, or semisweet chocolate, melted and cooled slightly 1 ⅓ cup all-purpose flour ½ cup dried cherries ⅓ cup sliced almonds 1 recipe Chocolate-Almond Glaze Chocolate-Almond Glaze 1 ounce sweet baking, bittersweet, or semisweet chocolate 1 tablespoon butter 1 cup powdered sugar 2 tablespoon fat-free milk Dash almond extract Directions In a medium bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on medium-high speed about 2 minutes or until smooth. Add sugar, beating until creamy. Beat in egg, egg yolk, and vanilla until combined. Stir in melted chocolate. Stir in flour. Fold in dried cherries and almonds. Cover and chill for 1 hour. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper; set aside. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place balls about 1 inch apart on prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until centers are set. Transfer to a wire rack; cool. Drizzle Chocolate-Almond Glaze over cooled cookies. Let stand until glaze is set. Chocolate-Almond Glaze In a small saucepan combine chocolate and butter. Heat and stir over low heat until melted and smooth. Remove from heat. Stir in powdered sugar, milk, and almond extract until smooth. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 100 Calories 4g Fat 16g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 100 % Daily Value * Total Fat 4g 5% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 20mg 7% Sodium 23mg 1% Total Carbohydrate 16g 6% Total Sugars 11g Protein 1g Calcium 10.1mg 1% Iron 0.4mg 2% Potassium 31mg 1% Folate, total 12.1mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.