Drain cherries and reserve juice. Stir together flour, cocoa, soda, powder, and salt. In a large bowl, beat butter till softened. Add sugar and beat till fluffy. Add egg and vanilla and beat well. Add flour mixture and beat till well mixed. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Press down center of each with your thumb. Place a cherry in center. For frosting, in a small saucepan, combine chocolate and sweetened condensed milk. Cook and stir over low heat till chocolate is melted. Stir in 4 teaspoons reserved cherry juice. Spoon 1 teaspoon frosting over each cherry, spreading to cover (frosting may be thinned with additional cherry juice if necessary.) Bake in a 350 degree oven for about 10 minutes or till done. Remove and cool. Makes about 48 Recipe by: Cookies for Christmas Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #907 by Diana Stephens
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (869g)|
|Recipe Makes: 2|
|Calories from Fat: 1091 (34%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 121.2g||162 %|
|Saturated Fat 47.3g||237 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 45.4g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 22.2g|
|Cholesterol 230.3mg||71 %|
|Sodium 391.1mg||13 %|
|Potassium 1535.4mg||40 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 547g||161 %|
|Dietary Fiber 28.8g||115 %|
|Sugars, other 518.2g|
|Protein 35g||50 %|
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Calories per serving: 3227
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