|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."
60 maraschino cherries with
3 tablespoons butter, softened
3 tablespoons corn syrup
2 cups sifted confectioners'
1 pound chocolate
|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.|