A copycat version of what you get in a can, only fresher. Different kinds of cherries can be used (we have a sour cherry tree) and sugar can be increased or decreased to taste. Excellent on a fresh cheesecake.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
2 cups
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine water and cornstarch in a small bowl; mix slurry until very few lumps remain.

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  • Pour slurry into a saucepan. Stir in cherries and sugar. Cook over medium heat, covered, until mixture is desired thickness, 15 to 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

56 calories; protein 0.6g; carbohydrates 14.1g; fat 0.2g; sodium 2mg. Full Nutrition
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