Recipe by Southern Living February 1997

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Credit: Charles Walton; Styling: Mary Lyn Hill

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Yield:
Makes 3 dozen
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add powdered sugar, beating well. Add milk and liqueur, beating until blended.

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  • Shape sugar mixture around cherries, coating completely, and place on wax paper.

  • Microwave chocolate squares and shortening in a 2-cup glass measuring cup at HIGH 1 1/2 minutes or until melted, stirring twice.

  • Dip coated cherries by stems into chocolate mixture, allowing excess to drip; place on wax paper. Let stand until firm. Store loosely covered in a cool place 1 week or until centers soften.

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