Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 4 Tablespoons butter, room temperature

  2. 2 cups powdered sugar

  3. 24 maraschino cherries, chopped

  4. 2/3 cup peanut butter, room temperature

  5. 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

  6. 1 cup shredded coconut

  7. 1/2 teaspoon salt

  8. 1 (12-ounce) package semisweet chocolate chips

  9. 1/4 bar (1-ounce) paraffin wax

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preparation: In a large bowl, combine butter, powdered sugar, maraschino cherries , peanut butter , walnuts , coconut , and salt. Shape into 1-inch balls. In the top of a double boiler over hot water, melt chocolate chips and paraffin wax . Insert a toothpick into each ball and dip into chocolate mixture to coat exterior. Place onto wax paper to set. Use another toothpick to push ball from inserted toothpick. If a hole remains where toothpick was inserted, add a small amount of chocolate coating to cover. Yield: 3 dozen Recipe Source: What's Cooking America by Linda Stradley & Andra Cook (Chehalem Publishing) Reprinted with permission.


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