Chocolate Cherry Cookie

Decadent chocolate chunk cookies with dried cherries and sliced almonds. A rich chocolate cherry chunk cookie!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate cherry cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 24


  • 1 cup Butter, cut into cubes
  • 1 3/4 cups Sugar
  • 2 large Eggs
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla
  • 1/2 cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 2 1/4 cups Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1-2 cups Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1-2 large Chocolate Bar (preferably with cherries and almonds such as Theo chocolate)
  • 1 cup Dried Cherries
  • 3/4 cup Sliced Almonds


  1. Preheat oven to 360 degrees.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream cold butter cubes and sugar for at least 4 minutes, scraping the bowl halfway through mixing.
  3. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Add in vanilla.
  4. Stir in flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt. Stir in chocolate chips, dried cherries, and almonds. If using a  chopped up chocolate bar, strategically place it on the top of cookie dough balls. 

  5. Drop large spoonfuls onto cookie sheet lined with a Silpat or parchment paper.

  6. Bake for 10-14 minutes.

Recipe Notes

I used a mix of semi-sweet chocolate chips and two Theo dark chocolate cherry almond bars.