Cherry Mash Candy

Zelda Hopkins


I remember these from a kid. They were sure good and now you can have those same old cherry mashs with this recipe.Enjoy!!!!!!!!!!!!


★★★★★ 3 votes

serves 12
15 Min
5 Min


  • 5 oz
    maraschino cherries, drained and cut
  • 4 Tbsp
    margarine, don't melt
  • 2 Tbsp
    cherry juice, reserved from cherries
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 box
    powdered sugar
  • 1 box
    dry cherry frosting
  • 6 oz
    chocolate chips
  • 1/2 c
    peanuts, salted and without skins, crushed

How to Make Cherry Mash Candy


  1. Combine margarine, cherry juice, cherries and vanilla. Beat on medium speed until creamy and well mixed. Add powdered sugar and dry frosting gradually, mixture will become very stiff. Add another tablespoon cherry juice, if needed. Roll in small balls and place on cookie sheet, Covered with wax paper. Chill.
  2. Melt chocolate chips, add peanuts. Dip candy into mixture. Drain on wax paper.

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About Cherry Mash Candy

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #nuts, #Kids, #cherries

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