I adore chocolate-covered cherries. Who doesn’t? But there’s something extra special about making them in my own kitchen for my very favorite people! —Catherine M. Schultz, Racine, Wisconsin
Recommended: Easy Truffles Recipes
VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 1 jar (10 ounces) maraschino cherries (with stems), drained
- 1/2 cup rum or brandy
- 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
- 1 teaspoon shortening
- Place cherries in a bowl; cover with rum. Refrigerate, covered, overnight. Drain and pat dry.
- In a microwave, melt chocolate and shortening; stir until smooth. Holding stems, dip cherries in chocolate mixture; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Chocolate Rum-Soaked Cherries in Taste of Home December/January 2013, p38
Reviews forChocolate Rum-Soaked Cherries
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Reviewed Aug. 2, 2013
"i made this recipe to use for a gift and ended up keeping them for m self. i think they are so yummy and i plan to make them at chrristams to add to a box of homemade candy."