Free Recipe Chocolate-Covered Cherries

Recipe Type: Free Candy Recipes
Recipe Preparation: chill
Cooking Temperature:
Recipe Serves: 60

Ingredients for Chocolate-Covered Cherries Recipe

60 Marachino cherries,w/stem
3 tb Butter or margarine,softened
3 tb Light corn syrup
1/4 ts Salt
2 c Confectioner s sugar, sifted
1-1/2 lb Dipping chocolate or white
-chocolate ( for coating)

Chocolate-Covered Cherries Preparation

Drain marachino cherries thoroughly, Place on paper toweling. Combine butter or margarine, corn syrup and salt. Stir in sifted confectioner’s sugar. Knead sugar mixture until smooth ( chill if mixture is too soft.) Shape 1 teaspoon of the sugar mixture around each cherry. Place on a waxed-paper-lined baking sheet, chill. In a small, heavy saucepan, melt chocolate, stirring constantly. DO NOT ADD ANY LIQUID! Holding cherries by stems, dip one at a time into chocolate. Spoon chocolate over cherries to coat. Chill until chocolate is hardened. Store candy in a covered container in a cool place. Let candies ripen a week or two. makes 60 chocolate-covered cherries. From Gemini’s MASSIVE MealMaster collection at

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