How To Make Homemade Cherry Cordials
My husband loves cherry cordials and I am always up for a challenge to recreate his favorite store-bought treats. These homemade cherry cordials are so easy to make and taste delicious!
  • 10 oz bottle of Maraschino Cherries
  • 2 tbsp softened Butter
  • 1 tsp Corn Syrup
  • 1 tbsp liquid from the Maraschino Cherry jar
  • ½ tsp Invertase
  • 1½ cup Powdered Sugar
  • 12 oz Chocolate Melting Chips
  1. Remove cherries from liquid and place on a paper-towel lined cookie sheet to drain.
  2. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Combine butter, corn syrup, 1 tablespoon of liquid from cherries and invertase.
  4. Stir until blended.
  5. Gradually add powdered sugar. Mixture should come together and not be too sticky.
  6. Form into ½″ balls and flatten. Place a drained cherry in the middle and wrap to completely cover cherry. Roll to round out ball. Return to prepared sheet.
  7. Place in freezer for at least 30 minutes.
  8. Melt chocolate by microwaving fo 45 seconds, stirring and repeating until smooth and melted.
  9. Dip balls in chocolate with a fork, shaking off excess and return to prepared sheet.
  10. Refrigerate for 15 minutes to set chocolate.
  11. Use a knife to carefully trim excess chocolate from candies.
  12. Place in sealed container and allow to sit for a week or so for invertase to liquify sugar.
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