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Chocolate Covered Cherries


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  • 60 maraschino cherries with stems
  • 3 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 3 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 lb. chocolate or white chocolate for coating candy


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Step 1

Drain cherries well; let stand on paper toweling, combine butter, corn syrup, and salt; stir in powdered sugar.
Knead until smooth.
Chill if too soft.
Shape a marble size piece of powdered sugar mixture (about 1 teaspoon) around each cherry.
Place on waxed paper lined baking sheet; chill.
In small heavy saucepan or microwave, melt chocolate coating.

Holding onto stems, dip cherries, one at a time, into melted mixture.
Spoon mixture over cherries to coat.
Place on wax paper-lined baking sheet.
Place in refrigerator to harden.
Store in covered container in cool place.


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