Makes: 4 servings
1 cup half-and-half
3⁄4 cup sugar
8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter
6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
2 bags (16 ounces each) frozen cherries
1 cup coffee liqueur
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 tablespoon cornstarch
Vanilla bean ice cream
Chocolate wafer cookies
In a 4-quart slow cooker, stir together half-and-half, sugar, butter, and cocoa powder. Cover and cook on LOW for 1 hour.
Stir in cherries, liqueur, vanilla extract, and cornstarch. Cook, uncovered, on HIGH for 2 to 3 hours or until cherries are warm and mixture is thickened.
Serve cherry mixture warm over ice cream with chocolate wafer cookies.