Chocolate-Covered Cherries

Course : Candy
Serves: 3 dozen
Print a Recipe Card
3 x 5 Card | 4 x 6 Card | Printer Friendly
 

Ingredients:

1/3 cup butter -- softened
2 1/4 cups sifted powdered sugar
1 1/2 teaspoon milk -- (up to 1)
2 teaspoons cherry liqueur
20 ounces maraschino cherries with stems -- drained
8 ounces semisweet chocolate squares
1 tablespoon shortening
 

Preparation / Directions:

Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add milk and liqueur, beating until blended. Shape sugar mixture around cherries, coating cherries completely; place on wax paper. Microwave chocolate and shortening in a 2-cup glass measuring cup at HIGH 1 1/2 minutes or until melted, stirring twice. Dip coated cherries by stems into chocolate mixture, allowing excess to drip; place on wax paper. Let stand until firm. Store loosely covered in a cool place 1 week or until centers soften.


Rate this Recipe?
1 2 3 4 5
Poor                            Great

E-mail this to a friend!

Friend's Name (TO):
Friend's E-mail Address:
Your Name (FROM):
Your E-mail Address:

More Candy Recipes