Chocolate Covered Cherries

Recipe by Divinemom5
READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 36

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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