Moonshine Cherries

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Moonshine Cherries are tasty little cherry bombs that can be eaten on their own, added to cocktails or even added to fruit cakes for a nice punch.
Prep: 5 minutes
Resting Time: 2 days
Total: 2 days 5 minutes
Moonshine Cherries in a small mason jar.

Moonshine Cherries are tasty little cherry bombs that can be eaten on their own, added to cocktails or even added to fruit cakes for a nice punch.

Moonshine Cherries in a small mason jar.

These Moonshine cherries are a perfect hostess gift, party favor or great to add to any of your favorite cocktails or boozy milkshakes to make a fun alcoholic drink.

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What makes this recipe great? It is so simple, takes no time to prepare and is such a great gift or just a wonderful treat for yourself. Just keed out of reach of the kiddies.

  • 5 Minutes: Drain, fill, sit and that is it.
  • Easy Ingredients: Only 2!!!!
  • Adaptable: Can make it with different flavored moonshines and add to different drinks.
  • Lasts: Long lasting un-open or in the fridge.
Moonshine Cherries with a close up on a single cherry.

What You Need to Make Moonshine Cherries

Ingredients

Moonshine and Cherries.

Equipment

How to Make a Cherry Bomb- Step by Step

Open cherries, drained and moonshine added.
  • Drain: First, drain cherries and reserve the juice then add cherries back into the empty jar.
  • Add: Second, pour in moonshine and top with reserved cherry juice. Next, place the lid on the jar and shake to combine.
  • Refrigerate: Finally, refrigerate for 24-48 hours.

Common Questions About Moonshine Cherries

HOW DO I STORE MOONSHINE CHERRIES?

Can store in the fridge until ready to use.

WHAT IS MOONSHINE?

The alcoholic beverage got its name by it being made by the light of the moon to avoid the illegality of making it and to avoid being taxed for it. Find out more here.

RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Indeed, this is a great party favor or gift for a hostess. Therefore adapt the recipe as you need. For favors, try these jars. For a hostess gift, this jar is lovely.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE FROZEN?

Of course, they are great to freeze and have on a nice hot day.

MAKE WITH FLAVORED MOONSHINES?

Really, any type of moonshine will work, however try a fun flavor combo for example:
>Pineapple Moonshine
>Mojito Moonshine
>Cranberry Moonshine

A clear glass dish of cherries.

Expert Tips for Making Moonshine Cherries

  • Add to Sangria:Really up your sangria by adding these cherries.
  • Make Your Owns: Feel free to make your own moonshine. Find out here.
  • Variation tip: Dip cherries in chocolate to make a true desert experience.
  • Alternate ingredient: Do not like or have no moonshine? Try using bourbon or other whisky, vodka or gin.

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Moonshine Cherries in a small mason jar.

Moonshine Cherries

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Moonshine Cherries are tasty little cherry bombs that can be eaten on their own, added to cocktails or even added to fruit cakes for a nice punch.
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Servings: 20 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Resting Time: 2 days
Total Time: 2 days 5 minutes

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 10 oz maraschino cherries
  • 1 cup moonshine

Instructions

  • Drain cherries and reserve the juice.
  • Add cherries back into the empty jar.
  • Pour in moonshine and top with reserved cherry juice.
  • Place the lid on the jar and shake to combine.
  • Refrigerate for 24-48 hours.

Expert Tips

 
  • Add to Sangria:Really up your sangria by adding these cherries.
  • Make Your Owns: Feel free to make your own moonshine. Find out here.
  • Variation tip: Dip cherries in chocolate to make a true desert experience.
  • Alternate ingredient: Do not like or have no moonshine? Try using bourbon or other whisky, vodka or gin.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 51kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 3mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 6IU | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg

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