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Chocolate Covered Cherries

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=892059

Ingredients

  1. 1/3 c. butter
  2. 2 c. marshmallow cream
  3. dash of salt
  4. 1 tsp. almond flavoring
  5. 4 c. confectioners sugar, sifted
  6. 36 maraschino cherries
  7. 12 oz. chocolate chips
  8. 1/4 cake paraffin (optional)

Directions

  1. Cream butter.
  2. Beat in marshmallow cream, salt and flavoring. Add confectioners sugar gradually, mixing well after each addition.
  3. Turn onto waxed paper and knead well.
  4. Refrigerate one hour.
  5. Drain cherries.
  6. Roll in fondant, covering completely. Chill balls in refrigerator.
  7. Melt chocolate in double boiler. Dip chilled fondant into chocolate and place on waxed paper to set.