Cocoa covered Cherries

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“A Holiday Favorite. Very easy to make and lots of Fun. Let the kids help on this one, have fun and enjoy.”
40 cherries

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 16 ounces dry fondant mix (prepare according to package except, omit 1T. of liquid and replace with 1T. Amaretto)
  • 34 cup Amaretto
  • 14 ounces light cocoa pieces, chopped
  • 1 (16 ounce) jarstemmed maraschino cherries (drained and return to jar)


  1. Start this 5-6 days in advance.
  2. Prepare cherries by adding the Amaretto to the jar of drained cherries, cover; and place in fridge.
  3. Make sure you gently rotate, move, cherries to get all in Amaretto.
  4. Once a day!
  5. Drain the cherries, keeping 1T.
  6. of the Amaretto, and place on paper towel and dry well.
  7. Prepare fondant and prepare to cover cherries.
  8. Holding stem and being careful not to brake stem off,dip cherries into fondant and cover completly.
  9. Place onto waxed paper to set up.
  10. After the fondant sets; dip cherries in to cocoa, once again covering completly.
  11. Return to waxed paper.
  12. Place in fridge or leave at room temp.

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