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Homemade Chocolate Covered Cherries


Ingredients

8 tablespoons melted butter

8 tablespoons melted butter

6 tablespoons corn syrup

6 tablespoons corn syrup

1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk

1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

3 pounds confectioners’ sugar

3 pounds confectioners’ sugar

3 (10 ounce) jars maraschino cherries, drained

3 (10 ounce) jars maraschino cherries, drained

2 cups semisweet chocolate chips

2 cups semisweet chocolate chips

½ tablespoon shortening

½ tablespoon shortening

Directions

In a large mixing bowl, combine butter, corn syrup, sweetened condensed milk, vanilla, and sugar. Knead dough, and form it into balls with a cherry wrapped in the middle. The balls should be approximately the size of walnuts. Place balls in the freezer to chill.

In a large mixing bowl, combine butter, corn syrup, sweetened condensed milk, vanilla, and sugar. Knead dough, and form it into balls with a cherry wrapped in the middle. The balls should be approximately the size of walnuts. Place balls in the freezer to chill.

In a double boiler, melt chocolate chips and shortening together. Dip the cooled balls in the chocolate, let cool on parchment paper.

In a double boiler, melt chocolate chips and shortening together. Dip the cooled balls in the chocolate, let cool on parchment paper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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