Chocolate covered cherries

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Alisa Ries

By
@riesy

I have made these for years. I do believe I got this recipe from a lady at a Tupperware party, back when I sold it in 1980. I've been making them ever since. Easy and yummy!!

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Comments:
Serves:
A lot of people
Prep:
45 Min
Method:
Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

1 stick
butter or margarine
1 box
powdered sugar
1 Tbsp
milk
1 pkg
chocolate almond bark
1-2 jar(s)
maraschino cherries

How to Make Chocolate covered cherries

Step-by-Step

  • 1Melt a stick of butter/margarine in large bowl. Stir in box of powdered sugar. Add tsp vanilla. Add milk, just enough to make a dough with your hands. This is your fondant.
  • 2Drain jar(s) cherries. Pat dry with paper towel.
  • 3Working with your fingers, pinch off a small amount of fondant. Flatten and place cherry in middle. Wrap dough around cherry. Roll in a ball then place on a greased cookie sheet. After you have done this to all the cherries, place cookie sheet in refrigerator until candies are firm.
  • 4In the meantime, melt the almond bark. This can be done in the microwave. In my original recipe (back in the old days) this called for using a bag of chocolate chips melted in a double boiler with some paraffin. Using almond bark is quicker and taste great.
  • 5After cherries are firm, dip in chocolate. Place back on cookie sheet and refrigerate til set. As an added bonus, I also melt a little white chocolate and sling it all over the dark chocolate for an elegant look.
  • 6Now eat and enjoy!!

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About Chocolate covered cherries

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #cherries, #chocolate