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Brandied Cherries

(recipe, Katie Hickey)


  1. 1 cup sugar
  2. 2 cups brandy
  3. 1 lb. fresh sweet cherries, pitted and stemmed


  1. Dissolve sugar in brandy in a sterilized 2-3 quart glass mason jar with a tight-fitting lid. Add cherries. Cover jar and allow cherries to macerate in the refrigerator for 6 weeks. To serve, pour some of the brandy in a glass and add a few cherries. Cherries will keep, refrigerated, for up to a year.