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Fudgy Cherry-Pistachio Rounds

Fudgy Cherry-Pistachio Rounds


  • 5 tablespoons lightly salted butter
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened Dutch-processed cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup dried sweet cherries, pitted
  • 1/2 cup pistachios, chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil (shiny side down).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter and brown sugar until fluffy (about 5 minutes). Add corn syrup and beat until blended. Add egg, egg white, and vanilla; beat until creamy and smooth.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk flour, cocoa, and baking soda. Stir into butter mixture, adding cherries and pistachios.
  4. Scoop teaspoons of dough onto baking sheet, 1 inch apart. Bake for 10 minutes. Let cool briefly, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Information

Per serving: 630 kcal cal., 25 g fat (11 g sat. fat), 250 mg sodium, 7 g fiber, 45 g sugar, 11 g pro., 79 mg calcium, 4 mg iron. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet


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