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Cherry Recipes

Updated on August 20, 2014

Gluten Free Cherry Recipes

Who doesn't love the luscious red sweetness of cherries in homemade muffins, pies, cookies, and even in trail mix?! Ahh, when you think of cherries, you can only have wonderful, sweet memories!

Cheers to Cherries All Summer Long!

Pictures by me (Bev Lemley), except where noted ~ All rights reserved

Quick and easy, great for lunches, great with coffee, great for a snack bag 'n go ~ No wonder it's Cheery!

To ensure it is truly Gluten Free, just make sure the dried cherries, walnuts, and almonds are NOT processed with wheat, look at the allergy info on the back, and leave off the Peanut M&Ms and dry roasted almonds, as they are definitely NOT gluten free!.

Cook Time

Prep Time: Five minutes

Total Time: Ten Minutes

Serves: Single, easy to double


  • 1/4 cup of Dried Cherries
  • 1/4 cup Craisins (Dried Cranberries)
  • 1/4 cup Private Selection (Kroger brand) Dark Chocolate Chunks
  • 1/4 cup Walnuts
  • 1/4 cup Sliced Almonds
  • 1/4 cup Peanut M&Ms (ALLERGY NOTE: This ingredient is not gluten free)
  • 1/4 cup Dry Roasted Almonds (ALLERGY NOTE: This ingredient is not gluten free)


  1. Mix all ingredients and go! To make gluten free, make sure the cherries, walnuts, and sliced almonds are NOT processed with wheat, and leave off the Peanut M&Ms and Dry Roasted Almonds.
  2. Of course these are base amounts, add a bit more or less, depending on individual preference.
Cast your vote for Cheery Cherry Gluten Free To Go Snack

Welcome home!

These floor rugs will give you a cheerful cherry welcome throughout the home!

What is a Cherry Clafouti - ...and how do you make it?

Find out the easy way, let the experts show you how!

Gluten Free Recipes to Go and For Desssert

A quick Gluten Free To Go recipe can be found here. It's quick and can be taken with you if you're unsure GF food will be served, or great to take for lunches, as well, GF or not!

The Gluten-free Goddess' version of Cherry Clafouti ~ With coconut flour, a switchout to maple syrup, this may be preferred over regular Clafoutis ~ I'm glad I don't need any excuses to make this one first!

Gluten Free Goddess' Cherry Claufoutis

Bob's Red Mill is THE place for Gluten Free products ~ they are committed to ensuring their gluten free products are safe. They have a dedicated warehouse where grain is brought in on dedicated trucks, from dedicated farms and farmers, from Canada, even. Just watching their videos is very educational and impressive! I rely on their products, and am glad they are so committed!

So of course, they are THE place for GF recipes. Here are a few of the recipes from Bob's Red Mill, that even gluten tolerant folks would really like to try!

Orange Cherry Coconut Breakfast Bars

Chocolate Cherry Cookies

Chocolate Cherry Flax Muffins

Do you enjoy Cherries?

I can't imagine anyone not liking cherries!

What is your opinion?

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It's a Fact!

It's not just their pretty self that makes us feel better ~ they just naturally can't help it!

Their little red selves just make us feel better all over, from arthritis aches and pains, even gout...

...all the while, being slim on calories, noteworthy of fiber and very healthy in Vitamin C ~ see!

Hand-Picked Cherry Accents

Cheery Cherries~ For a quick Pick-Me-Up!

The Cherry on Top ~

Better Brains and Neurons! Even better heart health (that's why they're red!), they help prevent strokes and even cancers.

Cherries contain properties that help your body recover after a strenuous workout ~ and they will help you get a good night's sleep!

The facts are, eating cherries will just make you plum healthier!

You can read more about the nutritional info at Nutritional Roundup

Share with others your ideas for using cherries ~ what's your favorite?

How do you like your cherries?

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      Beverly Lemley 4 years ago from Raleigh, NC

      @othellos: Thank you, Othellos! I would love to have a good French Clafouti! I just need to go for it and see how it turns out! Thanks for stopping by! B : )

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      othellos 4 years ago

      Excellent presentation of cherry recipes. Cherries in the classic French Clafouti are one of my favorite desserts. Thanks for sharing:=)

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      RuralFloridaLiving 4 years ago

      What a wonderful compilation of cherry recipes. I love cherries, but often forget to bake with them. I'll going shopping!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I just like to sit down with a bowl full of Bing cherries and eat them by themselves.

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      Beverly Lemley 5 years ago from Raleigh, NC

      @Rosaquid: Yummm! Sounds so good! Thanks for baking some ~ wow, chocolate chips and cherries, that is a wonderful combination! I believe I can smell them baking now! Ahhh! I take a few cyber ones, please! Thank you! And thanks for stopping by! B : )

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      Rosaquid 5 years ago

      I just used some dried tart cherries in my chocolate chip cookies. They were wonderful! Thanks for the tips!

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      Beverly Lemley 5 years ago from Raleigh, NC

      @Sylvestermouse: Ahh, yes! I would agree! yummm! Thanks, Sylvestermouse, for that great mouthwatering image! B : )

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 5 years ago from United States

      I do love cherries. My favorite candy, chocolate covered cherries :)

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      Beverly Lemley 5 years ago from Raleigh, NC

      @poldepc lm: Thank you! Glad you enjoyed it! B : )

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      poldepc lm 5 years ago

      very much...Yr lens is a very "cherry yummy lens"...

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      Beverly Lemley 5 years ago from Raleigh, NC

      @kburns421 lm: I know you love the blueberries ~ and that you have some terrific recipes! I'd bet the cherries would work well, too ~ maybe the frozen ones that are pitted! Thank you for your visit! B : )

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      kburns421 lm 5 years ago

      I tend to just forget about cherries when I'm planning food or shopping. I do like them though. Never thought to bake with them. I'll give it try!

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      Beverly Lemley 5 years ago from Raleigh, NC

      @mrsclaus411: Ahh, a cherry pie! Delicious! Thank you, Mrs. Claus, for stopping by and leaving a nice comment, and also for your squid like ~ and for making me think about cherry pie! Thank you! B : )

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      Little Linda Pinda 5 years ago from Florida

      I like fresh cherries. The recipes look yummy.

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      mrsclaus411 5 years ago

      I like eating them fresh on their own or in pies.

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      Beverly Lemley 5 years ago from Raleigh, NC

      @LittleLindaPinda: Thank you so much for your visit and for your nice comments! I appreciate it! B : )

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      LornsA178 5 years ago

      Just have cherries few hours ago. I like it with pies too.

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      SailingPassion LM 5 years ago

      Straight from the tree :-)

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      LynetteBell 5 years ago from Christchurch, New Zealand

      Au natural!

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      SquidooFlowers 5 years ago

      Cherries fresh off the tree for me :)

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      Blonde Blythe 5 years ago from U.S.A.

      I like them in everything! I eat a lot of cherry yogurt, and I love cherry pie!

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      microfarmproject 5 years ago

      Cherry clafouti is so delicious! Thank you for the gluten-free recipe for those in my family who have Coeliac.

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      susansweaters 5 years ago

      I just bought a big box of fresh cherries today. Also Gluten free recipes are also good for us as I have a gluten free autistic child.

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      Delia 5 years ago

      Anyway, any-kind!!! the darker the better...

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      JoshK47 5 years ago

      This all looks pretty tasty - certainly would like some cherries right now!