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                         CHOCOLATE-COVERED CHERRIES
 
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 Serving Size  : 60   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Fruits                           Chocolate
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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   60                    Marachino cherries,w/stem
    3       tb           Butter or margarine,softened
    3       tb           Light corn syrup
      1/4   ts           Salt
    2       c            Confectioner’s sugar, sifted
    1 1/2   lb           Dipping chocolate or white
                         -chocolate ( for coating)
 
   Drain marachino cherries thoroughly, Place on paper toweling. Combine
   butter or margarine, corn syrup and salt. Stir in sifted
   confectioner’s sugar. Knead sugar mixture until smooth ( chill if
   mixture is too soft.)
   Shape 1 teaspoon of the sugar mixture around each cherry. Place on a
   waxed-paper-lined baking sheet, chill.
    In a small, heavy saucepan, melt chocolate, stirring constantly. DO
   NOT ADD ANY LIQUID! Holding cherries by stems, dip one at a time into
   chocolate. Spoon chocolate over cherries to coat. Chill until
   chocolate is hardened.
     Store candy in a covered container in a cool place. Let candies
   ripen a week or two. makes 60 chocolate-covered cherries.
  
 
 
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