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5 from 2 votes

Pickled Cherries

These pickled cherries are just simply and surprisingly amazing-sweet, tangy and perfectly spiced! The process and ingredients involved is really so simple. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American, European
Keyword: pickled cherries
Servings: 1 jar
Calories: 249kcal
Author: Bebs


  • ½ cup red wine vinegar
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 2-3 pieces star anise
  • 5-6 pieces whole cloves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 5 pieces whole peppercorn
  • cherries - washed with stems and stones


  • In a small saucepan, combine all ingredients except the cherries. Bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer for 3 minutes. Remove from the heat.
  • Place cherries in a glass jar. Pour in enough of the liquid mixture to cover cherries and almost completely fill the jar;
  • Let it cool down to room temperature. Cover and refrigerate. It is ready once it gets cool enough about 1-2 hours and best eaten within 2 weeks...


Calories: 249kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 2356mg | Potassium: 164mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 50g | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 2.4mg