Cherry Almond Brownies Recipe

Cherry Almond Brownies Recipe
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Cherry Almond Brownies Recipe

Cherry Almond Brownies


  • Boxed Brownie Mix
  • 2 eggs, may vary according to brownie mix chosen
  • ⅓ cup oil, may vary according to brownie mix chosen
  • ½ cup water, may vary according to brownie mix chosen
  • 8 ounce jar maraschino cherries
  • 6 ounces sliced almonds


  1. Prepare brownie mix according to the boxed instructions. Prep a 9×12 inch cake pan or mini muffin tray with cooking spray.
  2. If you are going to be making brownie bites like I did, you need to drop two cherries into the bottom of the tin, before you add any brownie mix. This recipe also works well with brownie bars, and in this case spread out the cherries evenly over the bottom of the cake pan.
  3. Pour brownie mix into muffin tin, covering cherries completely. If you are opting for bars, spoon brownie mix over the cherries rather than pouring mix out of bowl all at once. The cherries will remain evenly spread when you spoon vs. pour.
  4. Place brownies in the oven with the timer set ten minutes prior to total recommended baking time. Remove almost completed brownies from the oven and press a pinch of almonds over each brownie bite so that they are partially embedded in the brownies. Add brownies back to the oven and finish baking.

Cherry Almond Brownie Prep


By Teri
Teri Hardy is a 30-something married, mom of 7 and the face behind the popular online publication, Motherhood Defined as well as the founder of Mom Powered Media. Known as the Iowa Mom blogger by her local peers and “The Fairy Blogmother” worldwide. She loves to write, doodle & go, go, go. Control freak, master multi-tasker and shopaholic. Ms. Hardy has professional experience in working closely with clients on brand ambassadorships, client outreach services, content creation and creative social media advertising exposure.


  1. these sound SOOO good!

  2. That sounds pretty good. And easy to make. I like the addition of almonds.

  3. Those look really good! I bet they taste just as good!

  4. This is a great Christmas brownie recipe, it looks delicious. Being a chocolate lover this is a perfect recipe for me. Thank you for sharing this recipe. Merry Christmas!!

  5. Those look really good. My son loves maraschino cherries and is always stealing them out of the fridge, I will have to try these!

  6. These sound so yummy!

  7. I like to find new recipes to make, and this looks fun and fast. My kids could help me with this one. Thank you for the steps!!

  8. That’s a great addition to brownies. I’ve never done the brownie bites but will have to do it next time.

  9. I want to make some bite size brownies with this recipe. Thanks for the recipe.

  10. like the combination very much.
    i am a fan of cherries

  11. They look delicious. I will be trying these in the very near future!

  12. These brownies look so delicious, and what a great twist adding cherries! Yum, I cant wait to make these! Thank you for sharing your wonderful recipe!

  13. These look so easy to make. Thanks for the idea. The cherry is like a little surprise in there!

  14. I enjoy new recipes and my family loves to try new things. Thanks for the posting.

  15. I can’t wait to make this. Its looks to good for words thank you!!!!

  16. These look delicious. I had to pin them. Thanks for sharing!

  17. these look really good

  18. These sound like such a delicious recipe. I will have to make them for my daughter.

  19. These look so yummy!! I want to try to make them.

  20. It is yammy

  21. thank you for posting this, i have some left over cherries, brownie mix, and i just have to get the sliced almond. going to make it this weekends

  22. I am making this over the holiday. It looks so good!!

  23. looks and sounds delicious

  24. I’m not a huge fan of cherries myself, but my brother is! Definitely trying this recipe out. Thank you! xx

  25. Thanks for the great recipe, looks delicious and easy enough to make. We have a tradition to exchange chocolate covered cherries on Christmas Eve, maybe we could change it up with this recipe next year!

  26. I’m going to make these for an upcoming party.

  27. These sound so good, I love cherries! I will definitely have to try these.

  28. Looks so good. Nothing better than fruit and chocolate combination!

  29. I definitely have to try these!! they look delicious :)

  30. looks delicious

  31. These look good, and I can make them gluten free by using a GF brownie mix. Thanks for the idea.

  32. These are calling my name! I will answer YES!

  33. That’s sounds really good. Im gonna have to make it for my husband.

  34. These sound soooo good, and so easy! Thanks for sharing this awesome recipe!

  35. They look so yummy! Gonna make them for my kids, thanks for sharing!

  36. These look soooo good, I need some. lol

  37. These sound great and look delicious. They seem easy enough to make but I have to leave out the almonds in my house.

  38. These sounds and look great! I could make these without telling everyone what they are so they can discover the surprise inside!

  39. These sound very good, I will give them a try.

    Thanks for the Post, Picture’s and the Recipe!

  40. Cannot wait to try

  41. nice recipe thanks for sharing

  42. This looks so good!!

  43. Umm, WHAT??!!!! Cherry almond brownies. I have never heard of such amazingness…or maybe I am hanging around the wrong crowd. Cannot wait to try this recipe and WOW everyone. Thank you for sharing. Sounds so yummy.

  44. These sound devine, and I simple love the flavor of cherry. What a great surprise it would be to bit in and find an actual cherry. Thanks!

  45. Yummmy , I love brownies , this is different, thanks.

  46. These sound so good, plus easy to make too…Pinning for later, thanks for sharing..

  47. These are good. I made them without cherry and added pudding in the mix.

  48. omg… YUMMMMMMM!! adding these to the list of must try recipes!!

  49. I think the brownies look and sound good. I like stuff like that anyway.

  50. I’m glad to see a delicious recipe made with the “regular” ingredients. Everybody seems to be substituting for low-carb, low-sodium, low-fat. Sometimes a brownie should be just a brownie and these are surely over the top.

  51. This looks sooo yummy

  52. these sound soo yummy , love the ingredients and easy to make, i can even have the little ones help,, thanks for another great recipe :)

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