Cherry Humps

2005-12-08T00:00:00Z Cherry Humps The Prairie Star
December 08, 2005 12:00 am

3/4 cups confectioners’ sugar

1/2 cup soft butter

1 square pre-melted chocolate

1-1/2 cups all purpose flour

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon vanilla

1 tablespoon Maraschino cherry juice

One 10-oz. jar Maraschino cherries, drained and blotted on paper towel

Mix sugar, butter and chocolate. Add all remaining ingredients, except cherries. Dough should be a soft ball texture. May have to add more cherry juice. Place a Maraschino cherry in 1 tablespoon dough and form into a ball covering the cherry. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Let set 3 minutes before removing to cooling rack. Frost.

Hump Frosting:

1 cup confectioner sugar

1 teaspoon cherry juice

Candy sprinkles

Combine confectioner sugar with cherry juice. Mix well. May have to add more juice to make a spreadable frosting. Spoon over Humps. Decorate wet frosting with candy sprinkles.

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