Post by chief_cook2 on Dec 10, 2003 10:53:00 GMT -6
1 C powdered sugar 1 C creamy peanut butter 2 TBS butter, softened 4 tsp. vanilla 4 dozen maraschino cherries with stems 9 oz. semi sweet chocolate 2 TBS crisco
Start early as these require lots of chilling time. Add together first four ingredients; cream well. Shape 48 3/4 inch balls. Set on waxed paper lined baking sheet. Chill 1 hour. Drain cherries well and pat dry. Flatten balls and carefully wrap around cherries, encasing to base of stem. If your fingers get sticky, just pat a little powdered sugar on them. Return to baking sheet; chill 3 hours. Melt chocolate with crisco. Hold each cherry by its stem and dip into chocolate, covering well. Return again to baking sheet and chill for 2 hours.
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