Chocolate Covered Cherries
6 Tablespoons butter, softened
2 1/2 cups powered sugar
1 1/2 teaspoon milk
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
48 cherries (stems attached)
1 12-ounce pkg semi-sweet chocolate morsels
1 tablespoon shortening
You can use Strawberries, Pineapple, banana or your favorite kind of
- Cream butter, gradually add sugar, blend well, add milk and vanilla.
Chill 2 hours or until firm.
- Drain cherries and dry thoroughly.
- Pinch off about 1/2 teaspoon of the butter-sugar mixture and form
around each cherry. Chill until firm.
- Melt chocolate and shortening.
Dip each cherry by the stem until well coated. Chill on waxed paper.
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