Check out our Home Decor, Accessories & Clothing Store ~ Drops of Sunshine! SHOP HERE!

Sweet Cherry Cookies

posted by Julie Evink on December 16, 2010

Sweet Cherry Cookies ~ Soft, chewy and super simple cookies that will disappear in seconds!

Sweet Cherry Cookies ~ Soft, chewy and super simple cookies that will disappear in seconds!

Like I said on the last post…I didn’t forget to make things I just haven’t posted so beware…there are going to be a few posts tonight. These cookies are very festive and cute for the holiday season. They have cake mix in the recipe so they stay super moist and yummy. Jason wasn’t a fan of the cherry flavor in the red dough so if you’d rather not have this flavor just make the dough both with the almond extract and food coloring to half. I personally liked the cherry flavor, but I like cherry and he’s does not. If it was strawberry he mighta went for it 🙂

Sweet Cherry Cookies

Preparation 15 minutes 2017-06-23T00:15:00+00:00 Cook Time 8 minutes 2017-06-23T00:08:00+00:00


  • Ingredients
  • 2 boxes white cake mix
  • 1 c. butter, melted
  • 2 eggs

Red Dough

  • 1 small box black cherry or strawberry jello
  • 1 Tbsp water
  • 1/2 tsp red food coloring jell

White Dough

  • 1 Tbsp water
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract.


  1. In a mixing bowl, or your stand mixer beat together the cake mix, melted butter and eggs.
  2. Separate the dough in half. Add the jello, water and food coloring to one half of the dough.
  3. To the other half of the dough add the water, and almond extract.
  4. Take a small tablespoon size piece of red and of white dough. Roll them together to make a marble like cookie.
  5. Place on greased cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes. The cookies will start to crack when they are done. Remove from the oven and let them continue to cook for about 2 minutes on the hot sheet.
  6. Remove from the pan and finish cooling on wire rack.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount Per Serving As Served
Calories 6464kcal Calories from fat 2759
% Daily Value
Total Fat 307g 472%
Saturated Fat 136g 680%
Transfat 12g
Cholesterol 808mg 269%
Sodium 7404mg 309%
Carbohydrate 876g 292%
Dietary Fiber 9g 36%
Sugars 627g
Protein 65g

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories 2000
Total Fat Less than 65g
Sat Fat Less than 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g
Dietary Fiber 25g

Recipe from Jamie Cooks It Up!


Yield: about 2 dozen cookies

Shared on the following sites – Please give them a visit!
Get your free eCookbook

Make sure you don’t miss any of the fun stuff Julie’s Eats & Treats is up to!

Follow Along On Snapcat RSS/Subscribe On Pinterest On Bloglovin On Instagram On Twitter On Facebook On YouTube
filed under Cookies
tagged with ,


  • Tara Frickles

    This sweet cherry cookie is unique. This probably will become the whole time favorite of my kids if they will try this. Thanks for your overwhelming recipe.

  • Ashley

    these cookies were a hit. thanks for sharing

  • Danielle @

    These look positively delicious! I can’t believe I’m just now coming across them!

    • Julie Evink

      I updated the picture soooo it probably just looks different now 🙂

  • Trackbacks

  • Trackback from Peanut Butter Ritz Cookies |
    Monday, 17 December, 2012

    […] we got to baking bright and early. We were on a mission! We had a successful day with Goof Balls, Sweet Cherry Cookies, Oreo Truffles and many more being made. That night we watched another sappy Christmas movie and […]

  • Trackback from Chocolate Cherry Thumbprint Cookies - Julie's Eats & Treats
    Tuesday, 4 February, 2014

    […] Sweet Cherry Cookies ~ Soft, chewy and super simple cookies that will disappear in seconds! […]

  • Trackback from 60 of Our Favorite Cookie Recipes - Somewhat Simple
    Thursday, 26 June, 2014

    […] // Cherry Pie Cookies from The Recipe Critic // Cherry Cheesecake Cookies from Mels Kitchen Cafe // Sweet Cherry Cookies from Julies Eats and […]

  • Trackback from Chocolate Mint Thumbprint Cookies - Julie's Eats & Treats
    Sunday, 30 November, 2014

    […] cookies that my family might rebel if I didn’t make like my husband’s favorite Sweet Cherry Cookies or the Peanut Butter Ritz Cookies that we grew up on. I usually try to freeze as I go if they […]

  • Trackback from Almond Cherry Cookies - Julie's Eats & Treats
    Monday, 15 December, 2014

    […] Sweet Cherry Cookies ~ Soft, chewy and super simple cookies that will disappear in seconds! […]

Leave a Comment

Your email is never shared.
Required fields are marked *