Cherries are the ultimate summer fruit! They are SO delicious on their own or when added to a recipe. When you think of cherries, you probably think of dessert. I’m here to tell you that some of the best cherry recipes include salads and main dishes as well.
Cherries are sweet, yet tart, so they can complement many different dishes. Cherries also have some natural health benefits, which makes adding them into your recipes even better!
The BEST Cherry Recipes
These delicious recipes are some of the best cherry recipes. You’re going to love them! If you are serving them for gathering, they are sure to be a crowd-pleaser!
Instant Pot Dark Cherry BBQ sauce
This flavor-packed Instant Pot Dark Cherry BBQ sauce combines the natural sweetness of cherries and maple syrup with the welcoming warmth of ginger, cinnamon, and rosemary.
Cherry Balsamic Ice Cream with Chocolate Chunks
We combined fresh tart cherries, balsamic vinegar, and dark chocolate into this yummy frozen dessert that will tickle your taste buds. Best of all, you don’t need an ice cream machine to make this – rock salt, ice, and your freezer will take care of it!
Sugar Cookie Cherry Pie Bars
Easy and delicious, these sugar cookie cherry pie bars use a cookie mix for the crust and a can of cherry pie filling for the middle.
Pan-Seared Duck Breast with Cherry Wine Sauce
This pan-seared duck breast is the perfect, easy date night in dinner. It looks and tastes fancy but is actually simple to prepare.
Tri-Color Cauliflower Lentils and Cherry Tacos
Fresh cherries, roasted cauliflower, red lentils, and dill is combined together for these delicious cherry tacos.
Sour Cherry Jam
With just a bit of sugar and some tart cherries, this sour cherry jam is a delicious and colorful topping.
Smoke Cherry Grilled Radicchio Salad
This salad is a beautiful and brightly colored radicchio salad that is full of sweet cherries and tasty flavor.
Cherry Coconut Breakfast Polenta
A quick and easy breakfast recipe, this cherry coconut breakfast polenta has fresh cherries, coconut milk, and polenta.
A sweet way to use a large crop of those summer cherries, this tasty cherry flavored wine is a must-try.
Cherry Balsamic Pork Loin
With an easy 10-minute prep, this festive cherry balsamic roasted pork loin serves a large crowd. It’s perfect for entertaining, special occasions, or the holidays!
Chocolate Cherry Smoothie
Chocolate and cherries go together so well! This chocolate cherry smoothie is a great treat and is loaded with greens and super foods.
With a crunchy buttery oat topping, this cherry crisp is a delicious dessert that can be enjoyed any time of the year.
Chai Cherry Muffins with Cinnamon Crumble
These tasty muffins have a spicy, robust chai flavor to bring out the delicious taste of the fresh sweet cherries that are included.
Fried Halloumi and Cherry Salad
This halloumi salad is tossed with fresh cherries, crisp kale, baby spinach, and pine nuts. Yum! Top it all off with a delicious lemon honey dressing.