Brandied Maraschino Cherries

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.

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