Chocolate Covered Cherries


1 pound powdered sugar
1/3 cup light corn syrup
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 bar paraffin
1 package (16 oz) semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup margarine
2 jars maraschino cherries
bourbon, optional Soak cherries in bourbon overnight or all day (optional).
Mix together the syrup, vanilla, powdered sugar, and margarine until smooth.
Chill.Drain cherries. Wrap chilled fondant mixture around cherries. (Roll
fondant piece into ball, flatten, then place cherry in center and wrap around
and smooth out.) Put on buttered pan and chill.Melt paraffin with chocolate
chips and dip fondant covered cherries in chocolate. Put on buttered pan.
Chill thoroughly. Keep in refrigerator until ready to serve.