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Cherry Cordials

(3 Votes)
MAKES
2 1/2 dozen
COOK TIME
5 Min
READY IN
5 Min

Sure, anybody can pick up a box of Cherry Cordials as a last-minute gift, but why would you when making them on your own is so easy, and much more special? Place this fancy Christmas candy on a pretty plate and get ready to soak up the compliments!

What You'll Need:
  • 2 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup (stick) butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 (10 ounces) jar stemmed maraschino cherries, well drained
  • 1 (11 ounces) package milk chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable shortening
What To Do:
  1. Line baking sheet with waxed paper.
     
  2. In small bowl, combine confectioners' sugar, butter, and milk; mix until stiff dough forms. Shape dough evenly around each cherry and place on baking sheet. Freeze 15 minutes, or until firm.
     
  3. In small saucepan, melt chocolate chips and shortening over low heat until smooth. Remove coated cherries from freezer and dip each into the chocolate mixture, coating completely.
     
  4. Return to baking sheet and chill for 1 hour, or until chocolate is firm. Serve, or cover and chill until ready to serve.
Notes

These can also be covered in white or semisweet chocolate and, for an added touch, after dipping them in chocolate, drizzle them with a different color chocolate.

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