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                         Chocolate-Covered Cherries
 
 Recipe By     : Leanda Goss <ldgoss@METRONET.COM>
 Serving Size  : 60   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Candies                          Fruits
                 Chocolate
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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                         Nemeth-GNFK05B
   60                    Marachino cherries  -- w/stem
    3      tablespoons   Butter or margarine  -- softened
    3      tablespoons   Light corn syrup
      1/4  teaspoon      Salt
    2      cups          Confectioner’s sugar  -- sifted
    1 1/2  pounds        Dipping chocolate or white  -- chocolate ( for coat
 
 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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