Cherry Pie Cookies

I absolutely love cherry pie! It is hands down my favorite pie around the holidays. These cherry pie cookies made with Lucky Leaf pie filling, are a must to bake for the holidays! … or better yet, they are great year round!

Cherry Pie cookies on a white plate.One of my favorite cookies to bake are thumbprint cookies. Because Lucky Leaf cherry pie filling is so fantastic, I wanted make these cute little thumbprint cookies with my favorite pie filling. I mean look at that delicious cherry pie filling! The cherries are absolute perfection.

An open can of lucky leaf cherries.

The best part about these cookies is that are cute and little and just the right size. They are made with a delicious butter cookie and the cherry pie filling gives it a burst of flavor. And the cherry baked into the center reminded me of taking a bite of cherry pie. Of course the white chocolate glaze on top gives it the perfect finishing touch.

Cherry pie cookies on a cooling rack.

I loved how they turned out! The cherry pie filling gave these cookies a bright and beautiful presentation. They looked fantastic and would be the first cookies to get eaten in a cookie exchange. They are fun, easy to bake and the perfect cookie!

This post was sponsored by Lucky Leaf®. All opinions expressed are my own!

Cherry Pie Cookies

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Author Alyssa Rivers
Servings 24 Serving

Delicious butter thumbprint cookies with delicious cherry pie filling in the center. This is the perfect holiday cookie!

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American


  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup margarine softened
  • 2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 21 ounce Lucky Leaf Cherry Pie Filling
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate baking chips


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. In a stand mixer or with a hand mixer beat together butter, and margarine until fluffy. Add flour powdered sugar, and vanilla just until combined and a soft dough is formed.
  2. Roll the dough into tablespoon sized balls and place on an ungreased cookie sheet. about 2 inches apart. Make an indentation in the center of each ball. Scoop 1-2 cherries into each center indentation in the cookie.
  3. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Allow cookies to cool. Melt the 1/2 cup white chocolate in the microwave stirring 30 seconds at a time in a microwave safe dish until smooth and be careful not to let it burn.
  4. Once chocolate is melted scoop into a ziplock blog. Snip the corner with scissors and drizzle the chocolate over each cookie.
Nutrition Facts
Cherry Pie Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 170 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 11mg4%
Sodium 87mg4%
Potassium 50mg1%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 338IU7%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 14mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Alyssa Rivers

I am Alyssa and the blogger behind The Recipe Critic. I started my blog in June of 2012 as a place to share my passion for cooking. I love trying new things and testing them out with my family.

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  1. These cookies came out wonderfully. For me they had to cook longer like 20 minutes. But they taste amazing! they are so light and not that much sugar. I can’t wait to make them for the holidays for my family and co-workers. Plus I think they’d be great for summer parties like the 4th of July, something about cherries during the 4th seems perfect.

  2. I make these every year for Christmas. They are delicious! Everyone loves them! I was wondering if I can use All butter, or if the margarine is necessary in this recipe.

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