• 42servings
  • 45minutes
  • 86calories

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Nutrition Info . . .

NutrientsProteins, Carbohydrates
VitaminsB2, B3, B9, B12, D
MineralsChromium, Calcium, Phosphorus, Cobalt

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/2 cup dried cherries, finely chopped

  2. 1/2 cup cherry brandy

  3. 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened

  4. 1 tablespoon butter, softened

  5. 3-3/4 cups confectioners' sugar

  6. 6 ounces dark chocolate candy coating, chopped

  7. 1 tablespoon shortening


  9. White candy coating, chopped

  10. Pink paste food coloring

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Brandied Cherry Balls Recipe photo by Taste of Home Place cherries in a small bowl. Cover with brandy; refrigerate overnight.

  2. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until smooth. Add confectioners' sugar; beat until crumbly. Drain cherries, reserving 2 teaspoons brandy. Add cherries and reserved brandy to cream cheese mixture.

  3. Roll into 1-1/2-in. balls. Place balls on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Cover loosely and refrigerate for 1 hour.

  4. In a microwave, melt dark chocolate candy coating and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip balls in chocolate; allow excess to drip off. Return to the baking sheet.

  5. For drizzle, melt a small amount of white candy coating in a microwave; stir in food coloring until smooth. Drizzle over candies. Chill until set. Yield: about 3-1/2 dozen.


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