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Chocolate Covered Cherries

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Rich and delicious chocolate covered cherries that are perfect for Valentine's day or any day!
Ingredients
  Powdered sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Melted margarine 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Sweetened condensed milk 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Maraschino cherry 8 Large
Directions

MAKING
1. In the bowl of a stand mixer, add the powdered sugar, margarine, condensed milk, vanilla and salt. Mix in a dough.
2. Drain maraschino cherries with stem on a paper towel.
3. Take a small amount of the dough and flatten it on the palm of your hand. Place each cherry on it and wrap the dough around it.
4. Place the cherries on a cookie sheet lined with wax paper.
5. Place on the freezer for an hour.
6. In a microwave safe bowl, melt some dipping chocolate.
7. Dip each cherry in the chocolate and place on the wax paper.
8. Chill in the refrigerator until the chocolate sets up.

SERVING
9. Place them on a bright red platter and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Global
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Chilling
Occasion: 
Valentines Day
Restriction: 
Vegetarian, Low Cholesterol
Ingredient: 
Cherry
Preparation Time: 
90 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
95 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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