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Stir-Fried Cherries with Chocolate Chip Cones

Photo: Maria Robledo
Yield Serves 4
Serve a quick version of cherries jubilee by making a simply cherry sauce from cherry jelly, sweet cherries, and cherry brandy.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons red currant or cherry jelly
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 12-ounce package frozen, dark, sweet cherries (or 2 cups pitted fresh cherries)
  • 2 tablespoons cherry brandy, optional
  • 1 1/2 pints chocolate chip ice cream
  • 4 ice cream cones

Nutrition Information

  • calcium 137 mg
  • calories 417
  • caloriesfromfat 0 %
  • carbohydrate 59 g
  • cholesterol 45 mg
  • fat 18 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • iron 1 mg
  • protein 5 mg
  • satfat 11 g
  • sodium 85 mg

How to Make It

  1. Melt jelly and butter in a medium skillet over medium heat until it begins to bubble. Add cherries and cook, stirring 2 to 3 minutes, until cherries are heated through and release their juices. Pour in brandy (if using), and simmer 1 minute longer. Place scoops of ice cream in cones. Pour hot cherries into serving bowls and invert cones on top of warm cherries. Serve immediately.