Chocolate Covered Cherries
powdered sugar, sifted
maraschino cherries with stems
Drain cherries on paper towels.
Combine sugar, nuts, butter, and peanut butter.
Roll mixture into little balls, about 1-inch.
Poke a hole in the center of each ball and insert a cherry into each ball.
Gently press dough around cherry, leaving only the stem showing.
Melt paraffin in top of double boiler. Add chocolate chips and stir until melted.
Holding cherries by the stem, dip into the chocolate.
Place on cookie sheet lined with wax paper.