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Chocolate Covered Cherries


  • 1 lb. quality dark chocolate
  • 2 to 3 Tablespoons melted paraffin
  • 1 lb. confectioners sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large jar maraschino cherries with stems, drained


In top of double boiler, melt chocolate over medium heat. Blend in paraffin.

In bowl, mix together sugar, milk and vanilla. Wrap a spoonful of mixture around each cherry.

Dip into the chocolate mixture to coat. Cool on wax paper-lined cookie sheet.

Place cooled candy in petitfour cups.

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