Choc chip biscuits with a twist.

Ingredients (makes 40 biscuits)

  • 250 g butter, softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup caster sugar
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1 tsp bi carb soda
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 cup coarsly chopped glace cherries
  • 200g each dark and milk eating eating chocolate, chopped coarsely


  1. Preheat oven to 180C/160C fan forced. Line oven trays with baking paper.
  2. Beat butter, extract, sugars and egg with an electric mixer until smooth and creamy. Transfer mix into large bowl; stir in sifted flour, cocoa and soda, in two batches. Stir in coconut, cherries and both chocolates.
  3. Roll level tbsp. of dough in balls place about 5 cm apart on trays. Flatten slightly.
  4. Bake biscuits about 10-12 minutes. Cool on trays.

Notes... Cook small batches to try and find out how fudgy you want them.

  • These were yummy and the family loved them. Used choc bits in this though.


  • I love biscuits, especially chocolate ones. A match made in heaven, Cherry and chocolate


  • Great combo. Love this recipe.


  • Always like choc and cherry together, will have to give these a go.


  • What a great flavour combination.


  • we do a similar thing as a slice, yummo


  • These look amazing. Choc-cherry would be an amazing combination. Yum!


  • If you cook them for longer or at a lower temp to they come out crispier?


  • Love fudgy biscuits,the choc-cherry sound delicious!


  • this sounds like a great recipe. these cookies look nice and i can see that they would taste really good. yummo! can’t wait to get the kids helping with this one

    • cheers for posting this recipe Helen. i really like it :) i love seeing these easy and fun recipes.


  • yum but may leave out the glazed cherries as I do not like them much


  • A delicious twist that looks amazing; thanks for sharing!.


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