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Chocolate Covered Cherries

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Ingredients
  Maraschino cherries 60 (With Stems)
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon, softened
  Light corn syrup 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sifted powdered sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Dipping chocolate/White chocolate 1 1⁄2 Pound (For Coating Candy)
Directions

Drain maraschino cherries thoroughly.
Place on paper toweling.
Combine butter or margarine, corn syrup, and salt.
Stir in sifted powdered sugar.
Knead sugar mixture till 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.
Place cherries on waxed-paper-lined baking sheet.
Chill till chocolate is hardened.
Store candy in a covered container in a cool place.
Let candies ripen a week or two.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Candy
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Everyday, Kids, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5534 Calories from Fat 2368

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 264 g406.2%

Saturated Fat 159.3 g796.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 96.8 mg32.3%

Sodium 529.3 mg22.1%

Total Carbohydrates 809 g269.6%

Dietary Fiber 9.6 g38.4%

Sugars 723.3 g

Protein 1 g2.1%

Vitamin A 25.2% Vitamin C

Calcium 17.9% Iron 7.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Chocolate Covered Cherries Recipe