Cherry Chocolate Slice and Bake Cookies

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Cherry Chocolate Slice and Bake Cookies

Ingredients

1 stick of butter

1/3 cup sugar

¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1 cup flour

Zest of one lime

½ tsp salt

½ cup dried cherries, chopped

Directions

In a mixing bowl with an electric mixer, combine the butter and sugar and beat until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes.

Add cocoa powder to incorporate.

Add flour, lime zest, and salt and mix to thoroughly combine.

Add cherries and mix until incorporated.

Remove dough (will be sticky) from mixer and roll into a log shape in plastic wrap.

Let dough rest in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before baking. (Keeps up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator and can be frozen after this time – thaw to bake) 

To bake preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or spray with non-stick cooking spray.

Slice cookie about ¼ inch thick and bake for 10 to 12 minutes until just set. Allow to cool before removing.

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