Chocolate Covered Cherries

Candy · Desserts · Recipes · January 8, 2018

Homemade Chocolate Covered Cherries - just like you buy them in the box! Now you can make these yummy holiday treats at home.

Have you ever tried Chocolate Covered Cherries before? I remember having them for the first time when I was about 8 years old. I LOVED cherries and knew I’d love them even more coated in a powdered sugar dough and dipped in chocolate. It was easy to love them, but for some reason I had totally forgotten about them since recently. I hadn’t had any for decades, but I found a recipe from AllRecipes.com and decided to give them a try. The whole family loved these chocolate covered cherries!!

Before trying this recipe, I didn’t know just how easy they were to make! They’re perfect for holidays and gift giving and are the perfect little treat to serve at parties. The flavors of this little candy fruit are amazing. Being a white chocolate lover, I’m excited to try them next time dipped in white chocolate.

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These treats were a little nostalgic for me, but I’m glad I know how to make them at home now. It’s always fun to buy treats, but homemade are always better! Right?!

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Chocolate Covered Cherries

Homemade Chocolate Covered Cherries - just like you buy them in the box! Now you can make these yummy holiday treats at home.

Ingredients

  • 30 maraschino cherries with stems
  • 3 tbsp butter softened
  • 3 tbsp corn syrup
  • 2 cups powdered sugar sifted
  • 1 lb chocolate candy coating

Instructions

  1. Drain cherries and set on paper towels to dry.

  2. Combine butter and corn syrup, in a medium bowl, until smooth. Stir in powdered sugar and mix to form a dough. Chill for 30 minutes.

  3. Wrap each cherry in 1 teaspoon of dough and chill. 

  4. While cherries are chilling, melt candy coating according to package directions. Dip each cherry in the chocolate and place on a parchment paper lined cookie sheet.

  5. Chill cherries until set and ENJOY!

Recipe from AllRecipes.com.

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    RWTreasure

    Simple recipe, thank you! I wouldn’t have ever predicted this easy. Now I’m contemplating blueberries, maybe 2-3 per piece…

    Shirley Schneider

    Ccan the chocolate covered cherries be made with fresh cherries?

    run 3

    So cute! I want to try it now

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