Summertime cherry recipes are always a hit. The reason is cherries are harvested in July and August. Nothing represents summer more than fresh fruit, especially fresh cherries and great tasting cherry recipes. Not only do tart cherries taste great with every meal of the day, but also with almost any food pairing.
In this post, I’ve pulled together the top 7 cherry recipes for summer. These top 7 cherry recipes where voted on by the subscribers to our Traverse Bay Farms Health and Wellness newsletter.
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These cherry recipes are sweet, savory and are for pies, cakes, cookies, smoothies and more. I’ve created a simple recipe card for each recipe. This will allow you to easily print and organize your favorite cherry recipe. Here are the links to cherry ingredients for you, too.
#1: Michigan Cherry Pie
This is a simple a great tasting cherry pie. Complete with a sprinkling of sugar onto the top of the crust.
#2: A Cherry Smoothie
This is a fast and refreshing drink. It’s packed full of healthy ingredients, too.
#3: Dried Orange Poppyseed Muffin
Poppyseed muffins traditionally a for breakfast, but you’ll enjoy this tasty treat any time of the day. The perfect combination of dried cherries and oranges.
#4: Acorn Squash and Dried Cherries
Acorn squash isn’t usually available until the end of summer, but this recipe is worth the wait. The dried cherries add another layer of flavor to the squash.
#5: Cherry Critter Munch
This is the perfect snack for kids of any age. Combines sweet and salty for a perfect tasty snack.
#6: Fire Cracker Salsa
Spicy but not hot. This combines tart cherries with traditional salsa. Great with breakfast eggs, lunch with tortilla chips or dinner. Enjoy this great tasty salsa poured over hamburger to enjoy a salsa burger.
#7: Thumbprint Cookies
Good and tasty is the best way to describe this simple and easy recipe. It’s quick, it’s easy and great for a warm summer day.