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“I have not tried this recipe. I got it from Famous Family Favorites Cookbook. Collected by The Business and Professional Women's Club of Corning, New York. The recipe was submitted by Tonya Kashmer.”
45-50 candies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter and confectioners sugar; then add cream, vanilla and almond extract.
  2. Using electric mixer at lowest speed, work the mixture until it forms a thick pliable fondant.
  3. If too sticky to shape with the hands, work in a little more confectioners sugar, 1/2 tablespoon at a time.
  4. Dry cherries on a paper towel.
  5. Mold a small amount of fondant (about 1 teaspoon) around each cherry to cover completely.
  6. Arrange cherries on tray; cover lightly with waxed paper or plastic wrap and refrigerate 30 minutes.
  7. Melt chocolate with shortening in top of double boiler over hot water; cool, stirring frequently, until thickened and no longer warm to the touch.
  8. Drop cherries, one at a time, into chocolate and turn to cover completely.
  9. Remove with a for and drop onto waxed paper.
  10. Chill 15 minutes to harden chocolate.
  11. Before serving, store candies in cool place for 2 days so that fondant will liquefy.

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