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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Chocolate-covered Cherries

2 1/2 c Confectioners sugar
1/4 c Butter or margarine softened
1 tb Milk
1/2 ts Almond extract
16 oz Marichino cherries
With stems well drained
2 c Semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 tb Shortening

In mixing bowl combine sugar, butter, milk and extract. Mix well.
Knead in to large ball. Roll in to 1 inch balls and flatten each in to 2
inch circle. Wrap around cherries and lightly roll in hands. Place with
stem up on waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Cover loosely and
refrigerate 4 hours or over night. Melt the chocolate chips and
shortening in a double-boiler or microwave-safe bowl. Holding on to
stem, dip cherries in to chocolate. Set on waxed paper to harden.
Store in a covered container.

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