Happy Cherries

Happy Cherries


"Cherries are marinated in bourbon whiskey to make them extra special. These are perfect as garnishes in drinks or even as a quick pick-me-up. Don't eat cherries and drive!"
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7 d 5 m servings 31 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 31 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 3.4g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Drain the liquid from the jar of cherries. Replace it with bourbon. Close the lid and refrigerate for about 1 week for maximum flavor. After that, the cherries start to taste less like cherries.



I do this all the time! Grandma taught me to do this--it works with just about any liquor that you want to use and they always turn out fantastic. You can use a Ball Jar also, if you prefer. I l...

These cherries pack a punch! I tried one this morning, and it was yummy! I plan to bake with them. They'd be great with a pina colada or served over vanilla ice cream! I substituted Amaretto for...

I made my own versions of these for Christmas time. I used my favourite scotch whiskey and another batch using cherry brandy. I used the ones in scotch whiskey on ice cream and the brandy soaked...

Since I'm not much of a whiskey drinker, I use Captain Morgan's Spiced Rum instead. I've already ate one jar myself and made two other jars for co-workers. I have a virgin jar in the fridge call...

These are addicting superbly delicious. Thanks to this recipe, I cannot stop making these. YUM!!