Chocolate Cherry Pancakes



2 cups flour
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
2 eggs
2 cups buttermilk*
1 tablespoon melted butter plus additional butter for the grill or skillet
1 10-ounce jar Maraschino cherries, drained and chopped (set some aside for topping, if desired
3/4 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
Canned cherry pie filling, chocolate syrup and whipped cream for topping