Total Time
15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

I have not tried this recipe. I got it from Famous Family Favorites Cookbook. Collected by The Business and Professional Women's Club of Corning, New York. The recipe was submitted by Tonya Kashmer.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream butter and confectioners sugar; then add cream, vanilla and almond extract.
  2. Using electric mixer at lowest speed, work the mixture until it forms a thick pliable fondant.
  3. If too sticky to shape with the hands, work in a little more confectioners sugar, 1/2 tablespoon at a time.
  4. Dry cherries on a paper towel.
  5. Mold a small amount of fondant (about 1 teaspoon) around each cherry to cover completely.
  6. Arrange cherries on tray; cover lightly with waxed paper or plastic wrap and refrigerate 30 minutes.
  7. Melt chocolate with shortening in top of double boiler over hot water; cool, stirring frequently, until thickened and no longer warm to the touch.
  8. Drop cherries, one at a time, into chocolate and turn to cover completely.
  9. Remove with a for and drop onto waxed paper.
  10. Chill 15 minutes to harden chocolate.
  11. Before serving, store candies in cool place for 2 days so that fondant will liquefy.