Recipe By JJOYB53
Published Oct 2nd
Prep 5m Cook - Additional - Ready In 14d 5m
Servings 16 servings Calories 48.4

I am a Manhattan fan – on the dry side, please! I came up with this idea when my husband was on a kick of making infused vodkas. Not so sweet as maraschino cherries, for those of us who like the ‘dry side’! Use in Manhattans as you would maraschino cherries.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 cup dried cherries, or as desired
  • ½ cup bourbon, or as needed

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Fill a small jar with dried cherries and pour in enough bourbon to cover cherries. Cover jar tightly with a lid and place in the refrigerator until cherries are hydrated and infused with bourbon, at least 2 weeks.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 48.4
  • Carbohydrate 6.5 g
  • Fiber 0.8 g
  • Protein 0.5 g
  • Sodium 1.3 mg
  • Sugar 4.3 g

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  1. best after mellowing for a month or so.
  2. Have been making these for decades - sometimes I add in a vanilla bean, lavender or fresh herbs. And use fresh pitted cherries in season. Let them sit 6 months and they are outstanding in baked goods and cocktails!
  3. Hubby loves them! Thanks for sharing. :)