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Cherry-Chocolate Balls

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Ingredients
  Canned pitted dark sweet cherries 8 Ounce
  Brandy/Cognac 2 Tablespoon
  Chocolate ice cream 1 Pint
  Finely chopped nuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Drain cherries, reserving syrup.
Cook syrup in 1 quart saucepan till reduced to 14 cup.
Add brandy and cherries.
Let stand 6 to 8 hours or overnight.
Drain cherries.
Fill small ice cream scoop or 14 cup measure with chocolate ice cream; poke 2 or 3 cherries into center.
Cover with ice cream to make a ball; freeze.
Let balls soften slightly before serving; roll in chopped nuts.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Servings: 
3

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