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chocolate cherry balls

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Recipe by
Deneece Gursky
Miami, FL

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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Ingredients For chocolate cherry balls

  • 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)

How To Make chocolate cherry balls

  • 1
    In a large bowl stir together graham crumbs, cookie crumbs and mini chips.
  • 2
    Add corn syrup, fudge frosting and vanilla. Using hands knead until all ingredients come together.
  • 3
    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.
  • 4
    Roll balls in a bowl filled with powdered sugar or cocoa (we prefer powdered sugar)