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Homemade Chocolate Covered Cherries



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

These homemade 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 homemade 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



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