Chocolate-Covered Liqueur Cherries:
Prepare Chocolate-Chovered Cherries as directed above, except drain cherries, reserving 1-1/4 cups of the cherry liquid. Place the reserved liquid in a small saucepan and bring to boiling; remove from heat. Stir in 1/2 cup Amaretto, coffee liqueur, or creme de cacao; stir in the cherries. Cover the saucepan and let stand overnight. Drain the cherries thoroughly on paper towels for several hours. Continue as directed.