Preparation / Directions:
Mix ingredients together. Chill this real good for a few hours or overnight. Then butter hands and roll into balls about 1-inch in diameter. Place on cookie sheets and return to refrigerator to chill again 3 or 4 hours. While waiting, melt good in double boiler 1 large package semi-sweet chocolate chips and 1/8 pound paraffin wax.
Now take chilled balls from refrigerator, a few at a time, and put in palm of hand and make an indentation with thumb. Then place a well drained maraschino cherry in hole and roll in buttered hands until cherry is covered.
Return to refrigerator to chill again for several hours. When chilled until
firm, take out a few at a time and stick toothpick into ball with cherry in and
dip into melted
chocolate and paraffin wax.
Then set on buttered wax paper.
Remove toothpick and with a spoon, take small amount of melted chocolate and swirl over top to cover hole from toothpick.
Now you have chocolate covered cherries that are simply delicious.
Makes approximately fifty.