Easy Chocolate Covered Cherries - 9/18/04

Easy Chocolate Covered Cherries
Let your whole family help make these taste tempters.

2 (10-ounce) jars maraschino cherries with stems
1 (12-ounce) package semisweet chocolate chips

  1. Drain cherries; discard juice or use for another purpose. Put cherries on paper towels to drain completely.

  2. Put chocolate chips in a medium saucepan with a heavy bottom. Heat over low heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate is melted. Remove from heat.

  3. Dip cherries into chocolate; swirl to coat completely. Place on baking sheet lined with waxed paper. Refrigerate until set.

Servings: 30
Yield: 5 dozen

Source: Cherry Marketing Institute