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Black Forest Cookies

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  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 20
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Do you like black forest cake? Then these cookies are for you. Perfect for the Christmas cookie platter or any time you need a chocolate-cherry fix.
by: TBSP Susan
Updated May 10, 2017
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  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ Cake Mix Chocolate Fudge
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 can cherry pie filling, syrup drained off
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • Chocolate sprinkles, if desired


  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350°F. Blend cake mix, egg and softened butter in a stand mixer or food processor until a thick, fudge-like dough forms.
  • 2
    Scoop dough into 20 balls that are about 1 inch in diameter. Place on a greased cookie sheet about 2 inches apart. Flatten cookies slightly with the bottom of a glass. Then, using your thumb or the tip of a spoon, make a shallow indentation in the center of each cookie. Place a single cherry from the pie filling in each indentation
  • 3
    Bake 8-10 minutes, until set. Remove from oven and allow to cool on the cookie sheet for a minute, then remove the cookies to a rack to cool completely.
  • 4
    Beat or whisk whipping cream and sugar in a mixing bowl until stiff peaks form. Using a pastry bag fitted with a star tip, decorate each cookie with whipped cream and finish with chocolate sprinkles (if desired).

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More About This Recipe

  • Pssst – chocolate-cherry fans, check out this easy way to make Black Forest Cookies! These chewy chocolate-cherry cookies have a couple of shortcut weapons: Chocolate fudge cake mix and cherry pie filling. The rest of the ingredients are right out of the cupboard. Easy, pretty and quick. Gotta love it. Decorate with whipped cream and finish with chocolate sprinkles, if desired. Enjoy!
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