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Boozy Patriotic Cherries

These Boozy Patriotic Cherries are a blast of deliciousness! With only a few ingredients and about 10 minutes of time, these Red White and Blue Sugared Cherries will be the hit of any Memorial Day or 4th of July celebration. 
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Chocolate Setting 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Appetizer, Cocktails
Cuisine American
Servings 60 Dipped Cherries


  • 2 large Jars of Maraschino Cherries - with Stems - 30 - 33 count
  • 1 package of Ghirardelli White Chocolate Melting Wafers
  • 1/2 cup of Malibu Rum
  • Bright Blue Decorating Sugars


  • Remove the Cherries from the Jars with small tongs, and place them on paper towels.
  • In a large bowl, add the White Chocolate melting wafers, and place in the Microwave to melt, stopping about every 15 to 20 seconds to stir the White Chocolate.
  • When it's completely melted, remove it from the Microwave, and stir in the Malibu Rum.
  • Place the Blue Sugars in a shallow dish.
  • Take a Cherry by the Stem, and dip it into the White Chocolate, and then dip it into the Blue Sugars.
  • Continue until all the Cherries have been dipped.
  • Place the dipped Cherries on a Parchment paper lined Cookie Sheet to set.
  • When the Chocolate has begun to set, about 30 minutes, place the Cookie sheet in the refrigerator.
  • Keep refrigerated until time to serve. Serve, and Enjoy!


Keyword adult drink, Boozy Food, Cherries