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Chocolate Covered Cherries Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lee & Carol Graves
Added: Monday, January 21, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 CUPS POWDERED SUGAR
1 TABLESPOON MILK
1/4 CUP SOFT BUTTER
TEASPOON ALMOND EXTRACT
2 CUPS CHOCOLATE CHIPS
2 TABLESPOONS SHORTENING
2 JARS MARASCHINO CHERRIES WITH STEMS, DRAINED

Directions:
Directions:
Combine powdered sugar, butter, milk and almond extract. Mix and knead into a ball.
Roll into 1" balls and flatten into a 2" circle and wrap around cherries.
Roll in hands into a ball, covering all the cherry with the stem protruding.
Place on wax paper; cover loosely; and, refrigerate overnight.
Melt chocolate chips and shortening. Dip cherries by the stem until covered.
Place on wax paper to harden.
Refrigerate 1-2 weeks. Store in a covered container

 

 

 

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