They are almost too cute to eat! Great for children's birthday parties, bake sales, and of course, Halloween.
Here are some further tips and hints:
It is imperative that the cherries are completely dry. Otherwise, the moisture will cause the melted chocolated to seize and become thick and grainy.
If fresh sweet cherries are in season, by all means use them.
Paraffin is sold in the canning supplies section, usually under the brand Gulf Wax.
You can use the giant chocolate bars for the semisweet chocolate, or semisweet baking squares, or chocolate chips.
If your cherries are exceptionally large, you may wish to use chocolate kisses for the heads.
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