Chocolate Cherry Valentine Thumbprints

A simple little chocolate cherry treat for Valentine's.  Be for warned these are very easy to eat.

A simple little chocolate cherry treat for Valentine’s. Be for warned these are very easy to eat.

Chocolate Cherry Valentine Thumbprints

20 Servings - Serving Size: 2 Thumbprints

Chocolate Cherry Valentine Thumbprints

A simple little chocolate cherry treat for Valentine's. Be forewarned these are very easy to eat.

Ingredients:

  • 1 box (3.4 ounce) white chocolate instant pudding mix.
  • 2 cups milk
  • cherry flavoring
  • red food coloring
  • 1 box (15 ounce) brownie mix
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup cherry chocolate candy, crushed coarsely

Directions:

  1. Prepare pudding according to package instructions.
  2. Add red food coloring to the pudding until it is pink.
  3. Add cherry flavoring to the pudding to taste.
  4. Cover, and refrigerate to set.
  5. Preheat oven to 350F.
  6. Prepare brownies according to package instructions.
  7. Line mini muffin tins with paper liners.
  8. Pour brownie mix in each muffin cup, filling about 2/3 of the way full.
  9. Bake for about 15 minutes or until toothpick comes out slightly wet.
  10. Cool in the pan on a wire rack for about 10 minutes.
  11. Using the back of a melon baller, place a divot in the center of each brownie.
  12. Remove brownie cups from pan and place on a serving platter.
  13. Spoon 1 tablespoon of the pudding into each divot.
  14. Refrigerate thumbprints until ready to serve.
  15. Just before serving top with broken candy pieces.
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