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Homemade Chocolate Covered Cherries



These chocolate covered cherry cordials are exactly what I was looking for: a luscious, syrupy cherry encased in dark chocolate.

Recipe for Homemade Chocolate Covered Cherries – These chocolate covered cherry cordials are exactly what I was looking for: a luscious, syrupy cherry encased in dark chocolate.



Homemade Chocolate Covered Cherries

Homemade Chocolate Covered Cherries
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These chocolate covered cherry cordials are exactly what I was looking for: a luscious, syrupy cherry encased in dark chocolate.


  • Maraschino Cherries-2 small jars
  • 1 stick butter
  • 6 Tbsp corn syrup
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla
  • 3 lbs powdered sugar
  • 12 oz melting chocolate ( use the best you can find, I recommend Ghirardelli)



  1. Mix all ingredients except the cherries and chocolate, into a soft dough
  2. Wrap each cherry in a ball of dough
  3. Freeze cherries for 1 hour
  4. Dip sugar dough wrapped cherries into melted chocolate
  5. Allow cherries to cool without touching on parchment paper
  6. Store cherries for 2 weeks for sugar to liquify with the cherry juice inside.

Yield: 36 servings
Serving Size: 2 cherries
Calories per serving: 277 kcal
Fat per serving: 7g
Saturated fat per serving: 4g
Carbs per serving: 55g
Protein per serving: 2g
Fiber per serving: 1g
Sugar per serving: 54g
Sodium per serving: 25mg
Cholesterol per serving: 12mg



These chocolate covered cherry cordials are exactly what I was looking for: a luscious, syrupy cherry encased in dark chocolate. #candyrecipe #chocoholic #chocolatecherries

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