Bourbon Soaked Cocktail Cherries
Bourbon Soaked Cocktail Cherries are a great accompaniment for your favorite cocktails. Give our jars as gifts or keep on hand for your own use.
- 2 cups cherries
- 1 cup bourbon
- ½ cup sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
If you are using frozen cherries, let them thaw completely. If you are using fresh cherries, remove the stems and pit them.
Add bourbon, sugar and vanilla to a saucepan over low heat. Stir until the sugar has dissolved, about 5 minutes.
Let bourbon mixture cool for 20 minutes.
Divide cherries into 6 4oz. jelly mason jars.
Once bourbon mixture has cooled, pour it over the cherries, filling to the first rim.
Seal cherry jars with lids and rings.
Refrigerate 1 week, then add to your favorite cocktails.
Nutritional data is calculated per 4 oz. jar. Each jar holds approximately 12 cherries. 3 cherries per cocktail would equate to approximately 47 calories and 6g of sugar.
If using frozen cherries: place frozen cherries in a colander and let thaw for 20 minutes. (Cherries can thaw while bourbon mixture is cooling)
If using fresh cherries: remove stems and pit cherries.
Serving: 1jarCalories: 188kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 1mgPotassium: 102mgFiber: 1gSugar: 23gVitamin A: 29IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 6mgIron: 1mg
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