R and D Stage Complete, Now Into Test Mode

With the tenacity of a rabid pit bull and against all odds, I have finished my first batch of cherries. There have been set-backs, there have been losses, but fourteen little cherries are now wrapped snug in both fondant and chocolate, hopefully getting gooey inside like they're supposed to. Did I mention that they're pretty homely looking? Kind of like the ugly, gangly teen with headgear and braces, bad glasses and knock knees?

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