Easy Maraschino Cherries Recipe

Easy & Quick Maraschino Cherries

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How to make homemade maraschino cherries that are quick, easy, and tasty. Also free from food dyes and preservatives. This recipe is a must for cocktail lovers.

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Ingredients

 6 ounces cherries, pitted
 1 cup maraschino liqueur
Yields1 Serving
Nutrition Facts

Servings 1

Prep Time5 minsCook Time5 minsTotal Time10 mins

Instructions

1

Add 6 ounces of pitted cherries to a 12 ounce mason jar. The jar should be thoroughly cleaned and the cherries should fit comfortably. Don’t pack 'em in.

2

Fresh cherries will keep up to 10 days in the fridge and 6 months if frozen. Removing the stems and pits is suggested before freezing but not required.

3

Bring the maraschino liquid to a simmer and then turn off the heat. Pour the maraschino liquid into the jar with the cherries. Stir and let cool and refrigerate.

4

The maraschino cherries should keep for up to 6 months if not longer. Check them regularly for signs of mold. The cherries are great in cocktails or on sundaes. That cherry-infused liqueur is great in a cocktail, so don’t toss it! Mix it in.

5

Enjoy!

Easy Maraschino Cherries Recipe

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Ingredients

 6 ounces cherries, pitted
 1 cup maraschino liqueur

Directions

1

Add 6 ounces of pitted cherries to a 12 ounce mason jar. The jar should be thoroughly cleaned and the cherries should fit comfortably. Don’t pack 'em in.

2

Fresh cherries will keep up to 10 days in the fridge and 6 months if frozen. Removing the stems and pits is suggested before freezing but not required.

3

Bring the maraschino liquid to a simmer and then turn off the heat. Pour the maraschino liquid into the jar with the cherries. Stir and let cool and refrigerate.

4

The maraschino cherries should keep for up to 6 months if not longer. Check them regularly for signs of mold. The cherries are great in cocktails or on sundaes. That cherry-infused liqueur is great in a cocktail, so don’t toss it! Mix it in.

5

Enjoy!

Easy Maraschino Cherries Recipe

Easy & Quick Maraschino Cherries