Makes 1 pint


  • 1 orange
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen and thawed pitted cherries
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup bourbon


    Active time: 5 minutes
    Total time: 24 hours

    Using a vegetable peeler, remove 2 strips zest from orange. In a pint jar, place zest, cherries and brown sugar. Stir, seal, and refrigerate overnight. Add vanilla extract and bourbon; stir well and seal. Cherries are ready to use immediately and will keep at room temperature for three months or in refrigerator indefinitely.

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