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Chocolate-Covered Cherries

These chocolate-covered cherries taste like Brach's and feature maraschino cherries wrapped in sugar and dipped in chocolate confectioners' coating.
Makes:60 servings


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


Prep:1 h Cook:Ready:1 h 30 m
  1. Gather all ingredients.
  2. Drain cherries and set on paper towels to dry.
  3. Stir together butter and corn syrup in a medium bowl until smooth.
  4. Mix in confectioners' sugar and knead to form a dough.
  5. Wrap each cherry in about 1 teaspoon dough. Chill in the refrigerator until firm.
  6. Melt confectioners' coating in a heavy saucepan over low heat.
  7. Holding onto the stem, dip each cherry into coating and place on waxed paper-lined sheet trays. Chill in the refrigerator until coating is set. Store in an airtight container in a cool place.

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