Chocolate Covered Cherries

Recipe by Olha7397
READY IN: 24mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a mixing bowl, combine sugar, butter, milk and extract; mix well.
  • Knead into a large ball.
  • Roll into 1-inch balls and flatten each into a 2-inch circle.
  • Wrap around cherries and lightly roll in hands.
  • Place with stems up on waxed paper-lined baking sheet.
  • Cover loosely and refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
  • Melt the chocolate chips and shortening in a double boiler or microwave-safe bowl.
  • Holding on to stem, dip cherries into chocolate; set on waxed paper to harden.
  • Store in a covered container.
  • Refrigerate 1-2 weeks before serving.
  • Yield: about 3 dozen.
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