Chocolate Covered Cherries

Joyce Lowery

By
@jlowery55

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

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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

Step-By-Step

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

About this Recipe

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