1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a muffin tin with foil muffin liners. Set aside.
2.In a large mixing bowl, Add all ingredients up until the cherries. Mix just until all is incorporated. Try not to over mix. Then toss in the cherries and chocolate chips.
3.With a large ice cream scoop, fill each cup twice until all batter is finished. Sprinkle the 2 tablespoon of chips over all the muffins and sprinkle sugar if using.
4.Bake for about 30 to 32 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean or with dry crumbs. Let cool almost completely. Enjoy!