Inspired by Cherry Garcia Ice Cream, this is the perfect recipe for big, chewy chocolate chip cookies filled with sweet bites of maraschino cherries and plenty of chocolate. Cherry Garcia Cookies taste just like a chocolate-covered cherry – and may be the best cookie combination ever – it’s no coincidence that these are named after the greatest player ever!
For something truly decadent, fill two Cherry Garcia Cookies with a scoop of Cherry Garcia Ice Cream for the ultimate summertime ice cream sandwich!
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DID SOMEONE SAY CHERRY GARCIA ICE CREAM SANDWICHES?
If you love Cherry Garcia Chocolate Chip Cookies and Cherry Garcia Ice Cream, you are going to LOVE Cherry Garcia Ice Cream Sandwiches!
To make CHERRY GARCIA ICE CREAM SANDWICHES and for best results, freeze your cookies and soften the Cherry Garcia Ice Cream before assembling. Frozen cookies are easier to load up with softened ice cream. You can wrap these individually in plastic wrap and then freeze until ready to serve.
Instead of "Touch of Grey", we're enjoying a "Touch of Pink" - could summer be any sweeter?
¾ cup (1-1/2 sticks) unsalted butter (room temperature)
1 large egg + 1 egg yolk (room temperature)
2 -1/4 cups (300g) all-purpose flour
1 Tablespoon cornstarch
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup (150g) light brown sugar (packed)
1/2 cup (100g) granulated sugar
2 teaspoon2 pure vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
¼ cup maraschino cherry juice (reserved from jar)
¾ cup (1 12-ounce jar) maraschino cherries (drained & chopped into small pieces)
1-1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
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