INGREDIENTS:

1 c. (2 sticks) butter, softened

3/4 c. packed brown sugar

1/2 c. granulated sugar

2 large eggs

1 tsp. pure vanilla extract

2 1/4 c. all-purpose flour

1 tsp. baking soda

3/4 tsp. kosher salt

2 c. chocolate chips

3/4 c. chopped maraschino cherries

DIRECTIONS:

  • Preheat oven to 350° and line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Using a hand mixer, beat butter and sugars until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Add eggs and vanilla and beat until combined.
  • In a separate bowl, mix flour, baking soda, and salt. Stir into wet ingredients then fold in chocolate chips and cherries.
  • Using a large cookie scoop, scoop cookies onto prepared baking sheets and bake until set, 12 to 15 minutes.