Executive Pastry Chef Liz Gorman is brining you #12DaysofCookies! Now through Christmas Day, we will highlight a delicious cookie plus its recipe for you to enjoy this holiday season! Happy Holidays from all of us at Ms. Rose’s!

On the 1st day of Cookies, Chef Gorman brings to us:

Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies


½ stick of butter
¾ cup of brown sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp of almond extract
Pink gel food coloring
1 ½ cups of AP flour
½ tsp of baking soda
Pinch of salt
¾ cup of finely chopped Maraschino cherries, drained
¾ cup of semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F
  2. In a mixing bowl cream butter and sugar until fluffy then add egg, extracts, and gel and mix until well combined.
  3. In a separate bowl combine flour, soda, and salt. Add dry mixture to sugar mixture until combined.
  4. With a spatula fold in cherries and chocolate chips and scoop dough into balls onto a greased cookie sheet and bake for 12-15 minutes. Making sure not to overbake or they will lose their pink color.