Chocolate Covered Cherries
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- 16 ounce(s) jar of marashino cherries with stems
- 10 ounce(s) jar of marashino cherries with stems
- 3 tablespoon(s) butter
- 3 tablespoon(s) corn syrup
- 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt
- 1/2 teaspoon(s) almond extract
- 2 cup(s) powdered sugar
- 12 ounce(s) semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1 tablespoon(s) butter
- Drain 50 cherries in a colander; pat dry on paper towels
- Combine butter, syrup and salt mixing well
- You may add ½ t. almond extract
- Stir in powdered sugar; mix.
- On a piece of Saran kneed the dough until smooth; wrap in Saran
- Wrap a small amount of dough around each cherry and place on a Saran or waxed paper lined cookie sheet.
- Chill cherries and dough for a short while.
- Combine chocolate and shortening in top of double boiler; melt
- I microwave for 1 minute and stir and then micro for another minute and stir.
- Dip each wrapped cherry into chocolate mixture
- I set the bowl in a pan of hot water as I work.
- I use a teaspoon and dip & ladle the chocolate over the cherries
- Remove and store cherries in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
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- COURSE: Candy