Wine Soaked Chocolate Covered Cherries

Recipe by Liz Lewis
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cook time

25

minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Cherrycream Pinot Noir

  • ½  cup sugar

  • 5 1-inch strips of orange peel

  • 24 cherries with stems, pitted

  • 4 ounces semi-sweet chocolate

Directions

  • Bring to a boil Cherrycream Pinot Noir, sugar, and peels in a small saucepan. 
  • Stir gently until the sugar dissolves then add cherries and simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and let cool. Remove cherries from the saucepan and drain thoroughly.
  • Holding each cherry by its stem, dip into the melted bittersweet chocolate. 
  • Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment or wax paper. Refrigerate until set, about 20 minutes. Enjoy with a bottle of Cherrycream Pinot Noir and candlelight.

Notes

  • Store the finished cherries, chilled for up to 5 days.