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Boozy Christmas Cherry Bombs

Boozy Christmas Cherry Bombs
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 12 hr 25 min
  • Servings 20

These vodka-soaked cherries are sure to be a hit at any adult holiday party. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
jar (10 oz) red maraschino cherries with stems
1/2
cup vanilla-flavored vodka
2
squares (about 3 oz) vanilla-flavored candy coating (almond bark), chopped (from 20-oz package)
1
tablespoon each green crystallized sugar and holiday nonpareils

Steps

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  • 1
    Drain cherries; discard cherry juice. Return cherries to jar. Pour vodka over cherries in jar; replace cover. Refrigerate 12 to 24 hours.
  • 2
    Line large cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. Drain cherries; discard or use vodka in your favorite cocktail. Pat cherries dry with paper towels.
  • 3
    In medium microwavable bowl, microwave candy coating uncovered on High 45 to 60 seconds, stirring until melted and smooth. Dip bottom half of each cherry into candy coating, then into green sugar. Place on cookie sheet. Let stand about 10 minutes or until coating is firm. Store tightly covered in refrigerator up to 2 days.

Expert Tips

  • The longer you soak the cherries, the stronger the alcohol flavor.
  • Substitute your favorite liquor for the vodka in this recipe.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cherry Bomb
Calories
45
Calories from Fat
10
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1 1/2g
2%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
0mg
0%
Potassium
5mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
7g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
7g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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