Chocolate Covered Cherries

Joyce Lowery

By
@jlowery55

A favorite candy that we make for Christmas on our candy-making day.


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Rating:

Serves:

75 pieces

Prep:

40 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

1 c
creamy peanut butter
2 c
pecans, chopped fine
3 c
powdered sugar, sifted
2 Tbsp
butter, softened
1/4 pkg
paraffin wax
2 c
chocolate chips
75
maraschino cherries with stems

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Drain cherries on paper towels.
2
Combine sugar, nuts, butter, and peanut butter.
3
Roll mixture into little balls, about 1-inch.
4
Poke a hole in the center of each ball and insert a cherry into each ball.
5
Gently press dough around cherry, leaving only the stem showing.
6
Set aside.
7
Melt paraffin in top of double boiler. Add chocolate chips and stir until melted.
8
Holding cherries by the stem, dip into the chocolate.
9
Place on cookie sheet lined with wax paper.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Southern