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    Chocolate Covered Cherries

    Source of Recipe

    Woman's Day magazine
    * Exported from MasterCook *

    Chocolate Covered Cherries

    Recipe By : Katie
    Serving Size : 48 Preparation Time :0:00
    Categories :

    Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
    -------- ------------ --------------------------------
    1 14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk (or use homemade)
    2 tablespoons plus 2 tsp. light corn syrup
    1 teaspoon almond extract
    2 pounds powdered sugar -- (8 cups)
    maraschino cherries -- with stems
    melted chocolate coating

    Fondant: Mix milk, corn syrup, almond extract and powdered sugar until like clay.
    Form rounded teaspoonful into a circle and wrap around cherries. Place on waxed paper lined cookie sheets and refrigerate for 20 minutes-2 hours.
    Hold by stems and dip in melted chocolate. Return to cookie sheet and refrigerate 10 minutes to firm up coating.
    Store loosely covered at room temperature for one week, then refrigerate up to one month. (Must be stored a week to liquefy centers.)

    From Woman's Day, Dec. 1994




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