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Elegant Dipped Cherries

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“YUMMY! From the December/January 05' Taste of Home magazine. Can't wait to try these!!! Cooking time is chilling time.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pat cherries dry with paper towels and set aside.
  2. In a bowl, combine the butter, corn syrup, unsweetened chocolate and cream.
  3. Stir in the confectioners' sugar.
  4. Knead until smooth.
  5. Roll into 18 balls; flatten each into a 2 inch circle.
  6. Wrap each circle around a cherry and lightly roll in hands.
  7. Place cherries, stem side up, in a shallow paper-lined container.
  8. Cover and freeze for at least 2 hours.
  9. The day before serving, remove the cherries from the freezer.
  10. In a microwave safe bowl, melt vanilla chips and 1 1/2 t shortening; stir until smooth.
  11. Holding onto the stem, dip each cherry into vanilla mixture; set on waxed paper to dry.
  12. Melt chocolate chips and remaining shortening; stir until smooth.
  13. Drizzle over candies.
  14. Refrigerate until firm.
  15. Store candies in an airtight container.

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