Makes 5 cups
- 3 jars (10 oz. each) maraschino cherries
- 1 pint brandy
- 1/4 cup sugar
Drain cherries; reserve 1 cup syrup. In a 2-quart jar, combine reserved syrup, brandy and sugar; stir until sugar is completely dissolved. Stir in drained cherries. Store in tightly covered jar in cool place for 2 weeks.
Serving Suggestion: Serve on ice cream or drain and use cherries for thumb print cookies or other cookies. Remaining syrup may be served as a cordial.
Recipe courtesy of the National Honey Board.