Liqueur Soaked Chocolate Maraschino Cherries

“Maraschino dipped cherries are great but liqueur soaked dipped cherries Wowser! These are so easy to make too. You don't waste the liqueur as you can use it in your favorite cocktail after soaking the cherries. This recipe is from The American cooking club magazine.”
READY IN:
30mins
YIELD:
5 Doz apprx.
UNITS:
Metric

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Drain the cherries; dry well; place in a container; pour enough liqueur over the cherries to cover them, seal well and place at room temperature overnight.
  2. Drain the cherries, saving the liqueur for another use.
  3. Again dry the cherries well with cheese cloth or a clean cotton cloth. Paper towels will stick. Be careful not to break off the stems.
  4. Place chocolate chips in a heavy saucepan over LOW heat until the chocolate has melted, stirring constantly. DO NOT let the chocolate get too hot.
  5. Remove from heat.
  6. Dip cherries into the chocolate; swirl to coat.
  7. Place dipped cherries on wax paper; refrigerate to set.

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