Cherry Brownies

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My favorite chocolates are the ones with the maraschino cherry in the centre – so no wonder I like these brownies! I like making these for Valentine’s Day, but they are good any time!

Cherry Brownies

Joan Donogh
Brownies with maraschino cherries.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16



  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 squares unsweetened chocolate
  • 2/3 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3/4 cup maraschino cherries well drained and halved


  • 2 tablespoons butter softened
  • 1 cup icing confectioners sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa
  • maraschino cherry juice



  • Melt butter and chocolate together, and set aside to cool.
  • In a small bowl mix flour, baking powder and salt.
  • In a large bowl, beat eggs. Add sugar and vanilla. Stir in chocolate mixture.
  • Add flour mixture and cherries to wet ingredients, and stir to blend.
  • Pour into a greased 8 inch square pan. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 35 to 40 minutes. Cool.


  • Blend butter, icing sugar and cocoa together. Add enough cherry juice to make a spreadable icing.
  • Spread on cooled cake. Cut into squares. Garnish with cherry pieces if desired.



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