National Chocolate Covered Cherries Day

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    Recognized by the National Confectioners Association and celebrated by millions of people across the country, January 3rd is National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day.

    Known to many as a “mid winter pick-me-up” chocolate covered cherries, also called chocolate cordials, can be either store-bought or homemade.  Here is a recipe for homemade chocolate covered cherries in honor of the day! #ChocolateCoveredCherryDay

    Ingredients

    Directions

    Prep: 1 h     |     Ready In: 1 h     |     60 Servings     |     68 Calories/serving

    1. Drain cherries and set on paper towels to dry.
    2. In a medium bowl, combine butter and corn syrup until smooth. Stir in confectioners’ sugar and knead to form a dough. Chill to stiffen if necessary. Wrap each cherry in about 1 teaspoon of dough. Chill until firm.
    3. Melt confectioners’ coating in a heavy saucepan over low heat. Dip each cherry in by its stem, and place on waxed paper lined sheets. Chill until completely set. Store in an airtight container in a cool place. Best after 1 or 2 weeks.

    Photo and Recipe Courtesy of All Recipes

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