Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Crazy Cravings! Chocolate Covered Cherries!

Okay, so my pregnancy cravings (combined with quitting smoking, I'm sure) have definitely kicked in and been working overtime...yesterday all I could think about was eating Chocolate Covered Cherries. So I went in search of a recipe to make some from home! Here ya go!


Chocolate Covered Cherries
Submitted by: Meredith
Rated: 5 out of 5 by 63 members
Prep Time: 1 Hour
Ready In: 1 Hour
Yields: 60 servings
"Maraschino cherries are wrapped in sugar then dipped in chocolate flavored confectioners' coating and chilled."
INGREDIENTS:
60 maraschino cherries with
stems
3 tablespoons butter, softened
3 tablespoons corn syrup
2 cups sifted confectioners'
sugar
1 pound chocolate
confectioners' coating
DIRECTIONS:
1. Drain cherries and set on paper towels to dry.
2. In a medium bowl, combine butter and corn syrup until smooth. Stir in confectioners' sugar and knead to form a dough. Chill to stiffen if necessary. Wrap each cherry in about 1 teaspoon of dough. Chill until firm.
3. Melt confectioners' coating in a heavy saucepan over low heat. Dip each cherry in by its stem, and place on waxed paper lined sheets. Chill until completely set. Store in an airtight container in a cool place. Best after 1 or 2 weeks.

3 comments:

Amie Stuart said...

Every pound you put on is a pound you ahve to take off sugar.....(sorry I hate choco covered cherries LOL)

Shaun said...

Who the heck cares?! I love chocolate covered cherries!

Danae said...

Mmmm...me too! Still craving them, btw, and haven't made 'em yet...or bought any...*sigh*...