Chocolate Covered Cherries

1
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

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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

How to Make Chocolate Covered Cherries

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.

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About Chocolate Covered Cherries

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




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