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Cherry Bombs

 Cherry Bombs
You'll win praise for these clever treats from Linda Triplett of Renton, Washington. “Serve them for a special occasion with a knife and dessert spoon,” Linda suggests.
2 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + freezing


  • 1 cup vanilla ice cream, softened if necessary
  • 2 chocolate-covered cherries
  • 2 tablespoons seedless raspberry jam
  • 1/3 cup chocolate hard-shell ice cream topping
  • 1/4 cup whipped cream
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup


  • Line two muffin cups with plastic wrap. Divide ice cream between
  • cups. Press a chocolate-covered cherry into each; smooth ice cream
  • over cherries. Freeze overnight or until firm.
  • Invert ice cream onto a waxed paper-lined plate; remove and discard
  • plastic wrap. Spread jam over ice cream; freeze until firm.
  • Place a wire rack over a sheet of waxed paper. Using a fork, transfer
  • ice cream to rack. Pour ice cream topping over each to coat.
  • Transfer to dessert plates; freeze until serving. Serve with whipped
  • cream and chocolate syrup. Yield: 2 servings.