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Chocolate Covered Cherries

Course: Candy & Confections


  • 2 To 2 1/2 10-Oz Jars Maraschino Cherries
  • 3 1/2 Cups 1 Pound Powdered Sugar
  • 1/3 Cup White Corn Syrup
  • 1/3 Cup Butter Softened
  • 1 12- Oz Package Chocolate Chips
  • 1/2 Bar Paraffin


  • Drain and chill maraschino cherries (the smaller the cherries, the better).
  • Mix together corn syrup and butter; gradually beat in powdered sugar. Mix and knead until very smooth. Wrap around cherries and roll into balls. Freeze.
  • Melt chocolate chips with paraffin. Dip centers and place in wax paper-lined egg cartons. Set in cool room and age for 1 month.