These crave-worthy cookies have a kiss ofcherry and make a sweet valentine when sealedwith a personalized cherry-hearts tag. Try swapping the cherries fordried cranberries, which arejust as tart and a cinch to find.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Whisktogether flour, baking soda, and salt. Beat butterand sugars until pale and fluffy.Add eggs, 1 at a time, beatingwell after each addition. Beat invanilla, then flour mixture.Beat in chocolate and cherries.Refrigerate dough for 1 hour.
Roll dough into 1 3/4-inch balls(about 3 tablespoons each),and arrange on parchment-linedbaking sheets, spacing about3 inches apart. Bake until edgesare golden, 12 to 14 minutes. Letcool on sheets set on wire racksfor 10 minutes. Transfer cookiesto racks; let cool completely.
Cookies can be stored at room temperature for up to 3 days.