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    Chocolate Covered Cherries

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    1. 1
      Drain cherries well; let stand on paper toweling.
    2. 2
      Make fondant: Combine butter or margarine, corn syrup and salt; stir in powdered sugar.
    3. 3
      Knead until smooth.
    4. 4
      Chill if too soft.
    5. 5
      Shape a teaspoon of the fondant around each cherry.
    6. 6
      Place on waxed paper-lined baking sheet; chill.
    7. 7
      In small heavy saucepan or deep bowl over pan of hot water, melt chocolate coating, stirring constantly.
    8. 8
      Holding onto stems, dip fondant-covered cherries, one at a time, into melted chocolate.
    9. 9
      Spoon mixture over cherries to coat.
    10. 10
      Place on waxed paper-lined baking sheet.
    11. 11
      Place in refrigerator to harden.
    12. 12
      Store in covered container in cool place.
    13. 13
      Let ripen a week or two and fondant will begin to liquefy.
    14. 14
      Makes 60 chocolate-covered cherries.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 15, 2008


      I found this same recipe in my Better Homes & Garden Cookbook last night. I tried one as soon as the chocolate was set enough to touch. They are wonderful. I don't know if I can wait the week for the center to become liquid. They will become a new holiday tradition.

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    • on October 21, 2006


      This is the same recipe I use. I found it in a Christmas cookbook a few years ago- posting our photo. We love these- very yummy !

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    • on December 01, 2003

      I tried this for a Thanksgiving party. When I found I had no corn syrup, I substutied 3T of eagle brand comdenced milk. Could not of come out any better. Wonderful treat.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chocolate Covered Cherries

    Serving Size: 1 (1322 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 88.3
    Calories from Fat 58
    Total Fat 6.5 g
    Saturated Fat 4.0 g
    Cholesterol 1.5 mg
    Sodium 16.7 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 10.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.0 g
    Sugars 6.2 g
    Protein 1.4 g

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