Chocolate Covered Cherries

Photo: ChristyR93

Yield: 1 serving
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Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

  1. Drain 50 cherries in a colander; pat dry on paper towels
  2. Combine butter, syrup and salt mixing well
  3. You may add ½ t. almond extract
  4. Stir in powdered sugar; mix.
  5. On a piece of Saran kneed the dough until smooth; wrap in Saran
  6. Wrap a small amount of dough around each cherry and place on a Saran or waxed paper lined cookie sheet.
  7. Chill cherries and dough for a short while.

  8. Combine chocolate and shortening in top of double boiler; melt
  9. I microwave for 1 minute and stir and then micro for another minute and stir.

  10. Dip each wrapped cherry into chocolate mixture
  11. I set the bowl in a pan of hot water as I work.
  12. I use a teaspoon and dip & ladle the chocolate over the cherries
  13. Chill
  14. Remove and store cherries in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

December 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by ChristyR93 and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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