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Cherry Sparkler

Yield Makes 8 cups


  • 2 (6-ounce) jars red maraschino cherries, drained
  • 2 (6-ounce) jars green maraschino cherries, drained
  • 1/2 gallon distilled water
  • 1 (2-liter) bottle cherry-flavored, lemon-lime soft drink, chilled

How to Make It

  1. Place 1 red or green cherry in each compartment of 4 ice-cube trays. Fill trays with distilled water; freeze for 8 hours. Serve soft drink over ice cubes.

  2. NOTE: For testing purposes only, we used Cherry 7-UP for the soft drink.