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Cherry Chocolate Chunk Muffins

Made with fresh cherries, cherry chocolate chunk muffins are the perfect one bowl, mix by hand, sweet treat for summer breakfasts or snacks.

six cherry chocolate chunk muffins in a muffin tin surrounded by fresh cherries and chunks of chocolate

I love fresh cherries.  Looooove fresh cherries.  Sour or sweet.  Dark red bing cherries or golden yellow Ranier cherries.  I love them all.

This makes it kind of hard when it comes to baking cherry desserts.  Every year, I say I’m going to bake something with fresh cherries… but then I just wind up eating them all instead.  I can’t help myself.

This year, however — armed with my 4 at a time cherry pitter (Amazon links are affiliate) and an adorable little sous chef who loves pulling off the stems and lining the cherries up in the pitter, I’m coming in strong with the cherry baked goods.

These chocolate cherry chunk muffins are the first of three cherry recipes coming at you this summer.

That’s right, THREE fresh cherry baking recipes, headed your way!  So stock up on cherries and get ready for baking.   And by stock up, I mean buy two bags to eat plain and two bags for baking, because four bags of fresh cherries in one week is a totally normal amount of cherries to buy.

Right?  Right.

cherry chocolate chunk muffins in a muffin tin with one muffin partially removed and tiled towards the camera

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