Chocolate Covered Cherries

Recipe by Gigi6287
READY IN: 50mins
YIELD: 60 candies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • 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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