Chocolate Covered Cherries
1 pound powdered sugar
1/3 cup light corn syrup
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 bar paraffin
1 package (16 oz) semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup margarine or butter
2 jars maraschino cherries
Soak cherries in bourbon overnight or all day (optional). Mix together the
syrup, vanilla, powdered sugar, and margarine until smooth. Chill.
Drain cherries. Wrap chilled fondant mixture around cherries. (Roll fondant
piece into ball, flatten, then place cherry in center and wrap around and smooth
out.) Put on buttered pan and chill.
Melt paraffin with chocolate chips and dip fondant covered cherries in
chocolate. Put on buttered pan. Chill thoroughly. Keep in refrigerator until
ready to serve.