Chocolate Christmas Cherries
Chocolate Christmas Cherries

Chocolate Christmas Cherries

2 Hr(s)
30 Min(s) Prep
1 Hr(s) 30 Min(s) Cook
Serve up Chocolate Christmas Cherries at your party this year. Pretty maraschino cherries inside a coffee-flavored cookie crumb and walnut coating are dipped into melted chocolate to become Chocolate Christmas Cherries, an elegant holiday treat.
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18 servings
Original recipe yields 18 servings
58 vanilla wafers, finely crushed (about 2 cups crumbs)
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup boiling water
2 Tbsp. margarine or butter
1 Tbsp. corn syrup
36 maraschino cherries with stems, well drained
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Let's Make It
1
Mix crumbs, sugar and walnuts; set aside. Add boiling water to coffee granules in small bowl; stir until coffee is dissolved. Add margarine and corn syrup; stir until well blended. Add to crumb mixture; mix well.
2
Shape about 1 rounded teaspoonful of the crumb mixture around each cherry, leaving stem of cherry uncoated. Place in shallow pan; cover. Refrigerate 1 hour.
3
Dip cherries, 1 at a time, in chocolate, holding cherries by the stems and turning until completely coated. Place on wire rack set over sheet of wax paper to collect drippings. Refrigerate 30 min. or until firm. Store in refrigerator.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Substitute
Substitute 2 cups OREO Chocolate Cookie Crumbs for the crushed vanilla wafers.
Nutrition
Calories
190
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g
13%
Saturated Fat 3.5g
18%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 65mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates 26g
9%
Dietary Fibers 1g
4%
Sugars 19g
38%
Protein 2g
4%
Vitamin A
0%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
0%
Iron
6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
Makes 3 dozen cherries or 18 servings, 2 cherries each.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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