Chocolate Covered Cherries

Chocolate Covered Cherries created by staceyelee

Found this on a recipe board a couple of years ago

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  • Drain cherries well; let stand on paper toweling.
  • Make fondant: Combine butter or margarine, corn syrup and salt; stir in powdered sugar.
  • Knead until smooth.
  • Chill if too soft.
  • Shape a teaspoon of the fondant around each cherry.
  • Place on waxed paper-lined baking sheet; chill.
  • In small heavy saucepan or deep bowl over pan of hot water, melt chocolate coating, stirring constantly.
  • Holding onto stems, dip fondant-covered cherries, one at a time, into melted chocolate.
  • Spoon mixture over cherries to coat.
  • Place on waxed paper-lined baking sheet.
  • Place in refrigerator to harden.
  • Store in covered container in cool place.
  • Let ripen a week or two and fondant will begin to liquefy.
  • Makes 60 chocolate-covered cherries.
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  1. truckerboo
    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.
  2. staceyelee
    Chocolate Covered Cherries Created by staceyelee
  3. staceyelee
    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 !
  4. Fran Myers
    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.
  5. Gigi6287
    Found this on a recipe board a couple of years ago
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