Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream

  2. 2 tablespoons butter

  3. 2 tablespoons sugar

  4. 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped

  5. 1 jar (8 ounces) maraschino cherries with stems, well drained COATING:

  6. 6 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped

  7. 2 tablespoons shortening

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In a small saucepan, bring the cream, butter and sugar to a boil; stirring constantly. Remove from the heat; stir in chocolate until melted. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or until easy to handle. Pat cherries with paper towels until very dry. Shape a teaspoonful of chocolate mixture around each cherry, forming a ball. Cover and refrigerate for 2-3 hours or until firm. In a microwave, melt chocolate and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip cherries until coated; shake off excess. Place on waxed paper to harden. Yield: about 2 dozen.


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