Chocolate Covered Cherries Recipe

  • 8 tablespoons melted butter
  • 6 tablespoons corn syrup
  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 pounds confectioners' sugar
  • 3 (10 ounce) jars maraschino cherries, drained
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 tablespoon shortening
  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine butter, corn syrup, sweetened condensed milk, vanilla, and sugar. Knead dough, and form it into balls with a cherry wrapped in the middle. The balls should be approximately the size of walnuts. Place balls in the freezer to chill.
  2. In a double boiler, melt chocolate chips and shortening together. Dip the cooled balls in the chocolate, let cool on parchment paper.