Chocolate-covered cherry

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Chocolate-covered cherries are a traditional popular dessert confection.[1][a] Variations include cherry cordials with liquid fillings often including cherry liqueur,[3] as well as chocolate-covered candied cherries and chocolate-covered dried cherries.[4][5][6]

Major U.S. brands of chocolate-covered cherries include Cella's, Brach's, Queen Anne's (World's Finest Chocolate), and Marich Confectionery.[3][7]

Home-made chocolate-covered cherry "mice"

The National Confectioners Association in the United States has designated January 3 as "National Chocolate-Covered Cherry Day."[7][8]

In popular culture[edit]

Chocolate-covered cherries feature in the story-line of the South Park episode Simpsons Already Did It.[9]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "The idea came from the enduring popularity of the chocolate-covered cherry confection — a combination of chocolate and cherries which appears to have not diminished in any way over the decades."[2]


  1. ^ Young, Maria (October 1, 2019). "WV woman's chocolate-covered cherry recipe a treasured secret". Charleston Gazette-Mail. Retrieved October 1, 2019.
  2. ^ Ice Cream Trade Journal. ICTJ Publishing Company. 1957. p. 38. Retrieved October 1, 2019.
  3. ^ a b Prokop, Jessica (2012-02-13). "History of Cherry Cordials | Chocolate Covered Cherries". Archived from the original on 2012-02-17. Retrieved 2020-01-08.
  4. ^ "Chocolate Covered Cherries". All Recipes. Retrieved 2014-03-25.
  5. ^ "Chocolate Covered Cherries Recipe". Taste of Home. Retrieved 2014-03-25.
  6. ^ Anna King (2012-08-10). "Chukar Cherries: A Year-Round Taste Of Summer". NPR. Retrieved 2014-03-25.
  7. ^ a b Woellert, D. (2017). Cincinnati Candy: A Sweet History. American Palate. American Palate. pp. 66–70. ISBN 978-1-4671-3795-9. Retrieved October 1, 2019.
  8. ^ Ashley Strickland (2012-01-03). "Breakfast buffet: National chocolate-covered cherry day". CNN. Retrieved 2014-03-25.
  9. ^ Weinstock, J.A. (2008). Taking South Park Seriously. State University of New York Press. p. 89. ISBN 978-0-7914-7566-9. Retrieved November 3, 2019.

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