Door County Cherry Recipes

Every month the Wisconsin Cherry Growers will showcase new seasonal recipes featuring Door County cherries.

February 2016 Door County Cherry Recipes

Cherry Oatmeal Bake

Oats and cherries pack a dietary punch in this yummy breakfast or brunch dish
Makes 4 servings

  • 1/2 cup dried tart cherries
  • 1/2 cup quick oats, uncooked
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups skim milk
  • 1/4 cup egg substitute
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract

Combine cherries, oats, sugar and salt in a medium bowl. Stir in milk, egg substitute and almond extract. Spray four (10-ounce) custard cups with nonstick cooking spray. Divide mixture evenly between custard cups.

Place filled cups on baking sheet. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven 30 to 40 minutes, or until centers are still slightly soft. Serve warm.

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Sweet & Sour Meatballs

Makes 6-8 servings


  • 2 lbs. ground chuck
  • 1 large onion, grated
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Oriental 5 Spice seasoning


  • 3/4 cup chopped cherry jam or cherry jelly
  • 1 (12 ounce) bottle chili sauce
  • 1 to 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • cherry juice

Combine meatball ingredients. Make into 1 inch balls and place in frying pan.

Combine cherry jam, lemon juice and chili sauce and pour over meatballs. Simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally and adding cherry juice to make a thinner sauce if desired.

Serve over rice or couscous.

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