Drain cherry juice from maraschino cherry jars keeping cherries in jars. Place ½ cup whiskey into each jar. Cover and refrigerate overnight or up to 24 hours.
What's more American than red, white, and blue Kentucky bourbon-soaked cherries? Our thoughts exactly!
Servings and Ingredients
|2 (10-oz. each) jars Hy-Vee maraschino cherries with stems|
|1 c. Kentucky bourbon whiskey|
|¼ (24-oz.) pkg. vanilla almond bark|
|Blue coarse sanding sugar, for garnish|
Things To Grab
- Paper towels
- Large baking sheet
- Wax paper
- Microwave-safe bowl
Drain bourbon from cherries, reserving for another use, if desired. Pat cherries dry with paper towels. Line a large baking sheet with wax paper; set aside.
Melt almond bark according to package directions. Dip 2/3 of the cherry in almond bark allowing excess to drip off of cherry. Immediately dip bottom 1/3 of cherry in blue coarse sanding sugar. Place on prepared sheet pan until chocolate has set. Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator for up to 4 hours before serving.
Amounts Per Serving
- Total Fat: 0.5g
- Cholesterol: 0mg
- Sodium: 0mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 3g
- Protein: 0g
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