Chewy Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chewy Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies from Pillsbury™ Baking

Tags: Cookies

  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Ready Time: 50 min
  • Yield: 3 dozen cookies


  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 1/2 cup Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • OR 1/2 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon maraschino cherry juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups Pillsbury BEST™ All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup chopped maraschino cherries, well drained

Preparation Directions

  • HEAT oven to 375°F. Coat cookie sheet with no-stick cooking spray.
  • BEAT shortening, sugar and brown sugar in large bowl at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended. Beat in sour cream, egg, cherry juice and vanilla.
  • COMBINE flour, baking soda and salt in small bowl. Mix into shortening mixture at low speed until well blended. Stir in chocolate chips, nuts and cherries. Drop rounded tablespoonfuls of dough 2 inches apart onto baking sheets.
  • BAKE 8 to 10 minutes or until light brown. Cool 2 minutes on cookie sheets. Cool completely on wire rack.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1 cookie), Calories 110 (Calories from Fat 50), Total Fat 6g (Saturated Fat 2g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 5mg, Sodium 40mg, Total Carbohydrate 13g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 9g), Protein 1g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 2%, Iron 2%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

* Ensure all recipe ingredients are gluten free by referencing the ingredient labels, as products may vary. If uncertain, contact the ingredient manufacturer.