Creating homemade Chocolate Covered Cherries is surprisingly easy, requiring just a few ingredients. These delightful treats not only enhance my holiday candy and cookie selection but also make for wonderful holiday gifts when boxed and wrapped.
To add an extra touch of elegance, I enjoy drizzling them with various types of chocolate. These cherries, along with other festive sweets like Peanut Clusters, Buckeye Balls, Snowball Cookies, and Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies, make for a stunning display on my Christmas Eve trays, bringing joy to my friends and family.
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These homemade chocolate covered cherries, crafted with maraschino cherries and enveloped in rich dark chocolate, are a delightful rendition of a beloved classic. Perfect for any chocolate enthusiast, they stand alongside other favorites such as rum balls, rocky road fudge, and peppermint patties. Ideal for holiday gifting, party treats, or simply indulging in a chocolate fix, they are a must-try for those with a sweet tooth.
I have a particular fondness for See’s Candy, and their chocolate covered cherries are a personal favorite. This DIY version, surprisingly simple to create, offers a scrumptious experience that rivals the store-bought variety.
For this recipe, gather maraschino cherries, butter, powdered sugar, and either dark chocolate chips or candy melts to create these irresistible treats.