Liqueur Soaked Chocolate Maraschino Cherries

Recipe by Bergy
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READY IN: 30mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    (10 ounce) jars maraschino cherries, with stems,well drained,dried on paper towels
  • rum, rye or Bourbon, your choice,enough to cover the cherries
  • 1
    (12 ounce) package semi-sweet chocolate chips
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DIRECTIONS

  • Drain the cherries; dry well; place in a container; pour enough liqueur over the cherries to cover them, seal well and place at room temperature overnight.
  • Drain the cherries, saving the liqueur for another use.
  • Again dry the cherries well with cheese cloth or a clean cotton cloth. Paper towels will stick. Be careful not to break off the stems.
  • Place chocolate chips in a heavy saucepan over LOW heat until the chocolate has melted, stirring constantly. DO NOT let the chocolate get too hot.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Dip cherries into the chocolate; swirl to coat.
  • Place dipped cherries on wax paper; refrigerate to set.
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