Chocolate Covered Cherries

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“I love chocolate covered cherries,and these are so easy to make.I make them every Christmas and Valentines Day”
1hr 20mins
36 cherries(more or less,depending on size of cherrie

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Drain cherries,place on paper towels and pat well.
  2. Set aside.
  3. Place sifted powdered sugar in bowl.
  4. Combine melted butter,evaporated milk vanilla,and salt.
  5. Pour over powdered sugar and mix well.
  6. May need to use hands to form a stiff,not sticky dough.
  7. Add more powdered sugar slowly,if need to form dough.
  8. Now pinch of a small amount,flatten into a disc and form around each cherry.
  9. Pinch off any excess dough.
  10. Place cherry on wax paper lined cookie sheets and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  11. Melt chocolate chips and shortening over boiling water in double boiler.
  12. Dip cherries in chocolate,scraping off excess.
  13. Refrigerate until chocolate is hard.
  14. (I cheat sometimes and just use the chocolate flavored Almond Bark or candy coating).

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