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Chocolate Cherry Fruit Dip

Ingredients

  • 16 oz. cream cheese 2 bars
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 10 oz. jar maraschino cherries drained (save the juice)
  • 5 T. maraschino cherry juice
  • 4.4 oz. chocolate bar
  • 4.4 oz white chocolate bar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp. almond extract
  • dipping fruit bananas, apples, pineapple, etc.

Instructions

  1. Dump the cherries in a food processor, and pulse until well chopped.
  2. Break up the chocolate bars, add to the food processor and pulse just until the chocolate is chopped to small chunks. Don't over-pulse the chocolate, you want small chunks.
  3. Set the chocolate/cherry mixture aside and pull out another bowl.
  4. In that bowl, combine your sugar, cream cheese, and heavy whipping cream. Mix well.
  5. Add the vanilla, almond extract, cherry/chocolate mixture, and finally the cherry juice. Mix well.
  6. Chill and serve with your favorite fruits (apples, bananas, strawberries, pineapple, etc.)