• 3 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp espresso powder
  • 1 stick butter
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tbsp Kirsch
  • 1 jar amarena cherries, drained and chopped, syrup reserved
  • 2 tbsp reserved cherry syrup
  • 6 oz chocolate chips

Sift together dry ingredients.  Cream sugar and butter, add eggs one at a time. Add cherries, cherry juice, kirsch, and chocolate chips.  Stir in flour.

Divide dough in half.  Shape into logs.  Place on greased cookie sheets. Bake at 350° for 18-20 minutes.

Cool completely.  Slice into 1/2″ slices and toast on both sides in 350° oven.