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S’more-Dipped Cherries

Dress up any Christmas cookie tray with these cute bites. Dark chocolate chips plus four other ingredients are all you’ll need! —Aysha Schurman, Ammon, Idaho
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    5 dozen

Ingredients

  • 2 jars (10 ounces each) maraschino cherries with stems
  • 1-1/2 cups marshmallow creme
  • 2/3 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1-1/2 cups dark chocolate chips
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons shortening

Directions

  • Drain cherries, reserving 1/3 cup juice. Pat cherries dry with paper towels. Pour reserved juice into a small saucepan; stir in marshmallow creme. Cook and stir over low heat until smooth. Remove from the heat.
  • Place cracker crumbs in a shallow bowl. Coat each cherry with marshmallow creme mixture; allow excess to drip off. Dip in cracker crumbs. Place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets; cover and refrigerate for at least 15 minutes.
  • In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Partially dip cherries into chocolate; allow excess to drip off. Return to baking sheets; refrigerate until set.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 44 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 6mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
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  • 123karen123
    Mar 19, 2013

    I changed it and used strawberries, I loved the idea, but not a fan of cherries. It was great!

  • CDE Mom
    Dec 12, 2010

    Love these! So did my family. I'll be making more for Christmas gatherings!

  • MarieAnna
    Dec 12, 2010

    These little delights have eye appeal; it's also delicious and so easy to prepare!

  • momcooksgoodfood
    Dec 12, 2010

    First item to go at bake sale. Remember to use the maraschino cherries with stems. (toothpicks work if you pick up wrong jar!)