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    Chocolate Covered Cherries

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 20 mins

    20 mins

    1 hr

    Divinemom5's Note:

    I love chocolate covered cherries,and these are so easy to make.I make them every Christmas and Valentines Day

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 36

    Yield:

    cherrie ...

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Drain cherries,place on paper towels and pat well.
    2. 2
      Set aside.
    3. 3
      Place sifted powdered sugar in bowl.
    4. 4
      Combine melted butter,evaporated milk vanilla,and salt.
    5. 5
      Pour over powdered sugar and mix well.
    6. 6
      May need to use hands to form a stiff,not sticky dough.
    7. 7
      Add more powdered sugar slowly,if need to form dough.
    8. 8
      Now pinch of a small amount,flatten into a disc and form around each cherry.
    9. 9
      Pinch off any excess dough.
    10. 10
      Place cherry on wax paper lined cookie sheets and refrigerate for 1 hour.
    11. 11
      Melt chocolate chips and shortening over boiling water in double boiler.
    12. 12
      Dip cherries in chocolate,scraping off excess.
    13. 13
      Refrigerate until chocolate is hard.
    14. 14
      (I cheat sometimes and just use the chocolate flavored Almond Bark or candy coating).

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 26, 2009

      55

      I was really happy with this recipe. I put my kids in an assembly line to roll the cherries. It was a lot of fun! We did a large jar of about 96 cherries and had plenty of dough for all of them in a single batch. I also doubled the shortening in the chocolate coating. Excellent!

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    • on March 10, 2008

      45

      These were pretty good, but I guess I was expecting a liquid center like most chocolate covered cherries have. I read reviews that say they will liquify if left sitting, but it has been about a week. I keep tasting one a day and they still do not have a liquid center, but they do taste good.

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    • on February 12, 2004

      55

      Great! Super yummy and really really easy to make as well. Thankyou for sharing!!

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    Nutritional Facts for Chocolate Covered Cherries

    Serving Size: 1 (28 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 36

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 121.2
     
    Calories from Fat 41
    34%
    Total Fat 4.6 g
    7%
    Saturated Fat 2.5 g
    12%
    Cholesterol 3.0 mg
    1%
    Sodium 27.8 mg
    1%
    Total Carbohydrate 21.2 g
    7%
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    2%
    Sugars 19.8 g
    79%
    Protein 0.5 g
    1%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    maraschino cherries

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