It is almost impossible to eat just one of these chocolate covered cherry candies that have combined two favorite flavors into one delicious treat. The candy often is made with a sweet liquid center and in some cases has a liquor filling center.

Known to many as a mid-winter pick-me-up, chocolate covered cherries, also called chocolate cordials, can be either store-bought or homemade. Here is a recipe for homemade chocolate covered cherries.

 

 Ingredients

  • 60 maraschino cherries with stems
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 3 tablespoons corn syrup
  • 2 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1 pound chocolate confectioners’ coating

 

Directions

1. Drain cherries and set on paper towels to dry

2. In a medium bowl, combine butter and corn syrup until smooth. Stir in confectioners’ sugar and knead to form a dough. Chill to stiffen if necessary. Wrap each in about 1 teaspoon of dough. Chill until form.

3. Melt confectioners’ coating in a heavy saucepan over low heat. Dip each cherry in by its stem, and place on waxed paper lined sheets. Chill until completely set. Store in an airtight container in a cool place. Best after 1 or 2 weeks.

 

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source: https://nationaldaycalendar.com/national-chocolate-covered-cherry-day-january-3/ & https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/24698/chocolate-covered-cherries/

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