CHERRY CHOCOLATE BALLS

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 1/2 cups chocolate graham cracker crumbs or other chocolate cookie crumbs
  • 1 1/2 cups slivered almonds, very finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup whipping cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon cherry flavor
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup dried sweet cherries
  • 1/3 cups powdered sugar (optional)

Directions

  • Mix the cocoa and powdered sugar together.
  • In the mixing bowl of your stand-type mixer, combine the chocolate graham cracker crumbs, powdered sugar and cocoa mixture, and chopped almonds.
  • Mix in cream, almond extract, cherry flavor, and melted butter.
  • Add the dried cherries.
  • Mix for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Shape into one-inch balls and roll in the optional powdered sugar if desired.
  • Place the cookies in the refrigerator to become firm.
  • Store them until use in the refrigerator.

Notes

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