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Chocolate Cherry Logs

Recipes from AlansKitchen.comMakes two (12-inch) logs

Prep time: 20 min.


  • 3 - cups (18 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 can (14-ounce) Sweetened Condensed Milk (NOT evaporated milk)
  • 1 - container (6-ounce) candied cherries, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1 - teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 1/2 - cups slivered almonds, toasted and chopped


  1. In heavy saucepan, over low heat, melt chocolate chips with Sweetened Condensed Milk.
  2. Remove from heat. Stir in cherries and extract. Chill 30 minutes.
  3. Divide in half; place each portion on a 20-inch piece of wax paper.
  4. Shape each into 12-inch log. Roll in nuts.
  5. Wrap tightly. Chill 2 hours or until firm.
  6. Remove paper; cut into 1-1/4-inch slices to serve. Store leftovers covered in refrigerator.

Alan's Kitchen Tip:

  • Microwave - In 2-quart glass measure, combine chips and Sweetened Condensed Milk.  Microwave on HIGH (100% power) 3 minutes, stirring 1 1/2 minutes. Stir in cherries and extract. Chill 1 hour. Proceed as above.

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