Chocolate Covered Cherries

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 40
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 78.1
  • Total Fat: 4.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 3.5 mg
  • Sodium: 1.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 10.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.6 g
  • Protein: 0.4 g

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Sweet indulgence -- no holds, just have one and enjoy! Sweet indulgence -- no holds, just have one and enjoy!
Number of Servings: 40


    2 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
    1/4 cup butter
    1 tablespoon milk
    1/2 teaspoon almond extract
    4 (4 ounce) jars maraschino cherries, drained
    2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
    2 tablespoons shortening


n a medium bowl, mix together confectioner's sugar, margarine, milk and almond extract.
On a lightly floured surface, knead the mixture into a large ball. Roll into 1 inch balls. Flatten the balls into 2 inch circles. Leaving the stems sticking out, wrap the cherries in the circles by lightly rolling in hands. Place the wrapped cherries on wax paper and chill in the refrigerator at least 4 hours.
In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt chocolate chips and shortening. Holding by the stem, dip the chilled cherries into the chocolate chip mixture. Chill until serving.

Serving Size: 1 cherry

Number of Servings: 40

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NOT_A_WITCH1.

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