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Chocolate-Coated Cherries

A simple delight. These candies combine juicy maraschino cherries dipped in rich chocolate for the perfect sweet bite. 

Prep Time: 
4 hours 25 minutes
Servings: 
18
Ingredients: 

2 – 8 oz. jars Reese Maraschino Cherries with stems, well drained
2 ½ cups confectioners’ sugar
¼ cup butter, softened
1 tbsp. milk
½ tsp. almond extract
2 cups (12 oz.) semisweet chocolate chips
2 tbsp. shortening

Directions: 
1. In a bowl, combine the sugar, butter, milk, and almond extract. Whisk until it forms a smooth dough.
2. Shape dough into 1-inch balls and flatten each into circles.
3. Wrap each cherry with a circle of dough. Place stem-up on a baking sheet lined with waxed paper.
4. Loosely cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours.
5. In a heavy saucepan over medium heat, melt chocolate and shortening, stirring until smooth.
6. Holding cherries by the stem, dip into chocolate, allowing excess to drip off.
7. Place back on waxed paper. Make ahead and refrigerate for up to 1–2 weeks before serving.

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