Homemade Chocolate Covered Cherries

Homemade Chocolate Covered Cherries 1


  • Maraschino Cherries-2 small jars
  • 1 stick butter
  • 6 Tbsp corn syrup
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla
  • 3 lbs powdered sugar
  • 12 oz melting chocolate ( use the best you can find, I recommend Ghirardelli)


  1. Mix all ingredients except the cherries and chocolate, into a soft dough
  2. Wrap each cherry in a ball of dough
  3. Freeze cherries for 1 hour
  4. Dip sugar dough wrapped cherries into melted chocolate
  5. Allow cherries to cool without touching on parchment paper
  6. Store cherries for 2 weeks for sugar to liquify with the cherry juice inside.