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The Ladybugs' Recipes

Chocolate Covered Cherries
From:  Kt
Ingredients:

Filling:
2 12oz jars
1/2 c
1/2 c
1 1/2 lb
1 tsp
candied cherries, well drained
butter, melted
sweetened condensed milk
confectioners sugar
vanilla

Coating:
16 oz
1
1
Chocolate chips (milk chocolate)
1" square of paraffin
2" square of semi-sweet cooking chocolate
Procedure:

Filling:
1.  Mix butter, condensed milk, confectioners sugar and vanilla well.
2.  Shape into 1" balls and flatten to about 1/8" thickness.
3.  Put a cherry on each piece of filling and shape filling around the cherry.
4.  Place each filled ball on a flat container lined w/ waxed paper.
5.  Chill at least 1 hour in refrigerator - preferably overnight.

Coating;
1.  Melt coating ingredients over hot water.
2.  Stir until smooth.
3.  Dip filled balls into chocolate.
4.  Put on waxed paper & let cool.

Store in airtight container at least 2 days to let the center liquify!

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