Chocolate Covered Cherries

1
Barbara Scott

By
@Feebs17

This is another of my Christmas Specials that everyone requests. A bit labor intensive but fun to make. Get the whole family involved and it goes quicker. I give Christmas goodies out to friends and everyone who has given us good service during the year. Sure, anyone can buy someone a box of candy but the personal touch means so much more. :)

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Comments:
Serves:
approx. 24 balls
Prep:
55 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    powdered sugar (or more to get thicker consistency)
  • 1/4 c
    butter, melted
  • 1/4 c
    sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1
    pinch of salt
  • 1 jar(s)
    small maraschino cherries
  • 1
    12 oz. package of chocolate chips
  • 1/8
    to 1/4 block of paraffin

How to Make Chocolate Covered Cherries

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix first 5 ingredients until smooth and creamy. Make sure it is thick enough to wrap around a cherry.) Refrigerate until firm.
  2. Spread out the drained cherries on a cookie sheet and freeze for at least 1 hour.
  3. Scoop out about 1-2 teaspoon of filling; flatten slightly in palm of your hand and form into a ball around a cherry. Put back in fridge or freezer for a few minutes.

    Place on a wax paper lined cookie sheet and freeze for 1 hr after you have formed them all.
  4. Dip frozen cherry/fondant ball into melted chocolate/paraffin mixture until covered. Let the chocolate set and then store in an airtight container.
  5. NOTE: The center of the bon bon will become more liquid after a few days of being made.

Printable Recipe Card

About Chocolate Covered Cherries

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom




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