Chocolate Covered Cherries

Chocolate Covered Cherries

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"Very good--better than store-bought! Make them a week or two before serving, so the candies will develop the juice around the cherries."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 209 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 4.7 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 42.4g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 24 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine butter, corn syrup, sweetened condensed milk, vanilla, and sugar. Knead dough, and form it into balls with a cherry wrapped in the middle. The balls should be approximately the size of walnuts. Place balls in the freezer to chill.
  2. In a double boiler, melt chocolate chips and shortening together. Dip the cooled balls in the chocolate, let cool on parchment paper.
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This is a great recipe, but I combined it with another one that I found so I'll let you know my helpful tips. I used the maraschino cherries that have the stems still on them, it made it so eas...

Living in Saudi Arabia you can’t find chocolate covered cherries so when my father was visiting – I tried making these. They are time consuming and you need to allow at least a week to allow t...

I read many different recipes before trying my hand at making chocolate covered cherries. They're my Dad's -FAVORITE- and I decided to make them from scratch this year instead of buying them (w...