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from [ChristyR93]

Chocolate Covered Cherries

  • Yield: 1 serving


  • 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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