Chocolate Cherry Balls

Deneece Gursky


I have been under the weather for a few days and have used the down time to organize my fall and winter recipes into a nice little binder I have decEveryone loved them, so they have become part of our traditional cookie making extraveganza each year since. These are truly a sweet treat that will be enjoyed by all.

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1 c chocoalte graham cracker crumbs
1 c mini chocolate chips (i like the milk chocolate)
3/4 c butter cookies crumbs
1/8 t salt
1/4 c dark corn syrup (dark karo)
1/2 c fudge frosting (i use betty crocker)
1 t vanilla
large bag of dried cherries (you will need between 70 and 80 cherries depending on size balls you roll)
powdered sugar for rolling the balls in (you can also use cocoa)

Directions Step-By-Step

In a large bowl stir together graham crumbs, cookie crumbs and mini chips.
Add corn syrup, fudge frosting and vanilla. Using hands knead until all ingredients come together.
Shape into balls (I make mine about one inch round) then press two dried cherries into the center of each and reshape to make sure cherries are covered.
Roll balls in a bowl filled with powdered sugar or cocoa (we prefer powdered sugar)

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