Door County Cherry Recipes

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

September 2015 Door County Cherry Recipes

Cherry Chicken Fajitas

Makes 8 fajitas

  • 2 cups individually quick frozen red tart cherries
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup shredded light cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 8 flour tortillas

Cherry Recipe Instructions:

Thaw cherries and corn, drain well. Cut chicken into strips; saute in a large skillet coated with nonstick spray.

In another skillet, coated with nonstick spray, cook cherries and corn until hot, draining well after cooking.

For each fajita, spread 2 teaspoons sour cream on one-half of each tortilla. Divide lettuce, cheese, chicken and cherry-corn mixture into eights. Put a portion of each on each tortilla. Roll tortilla into a cylinder

Serve immediately.

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Mom's Cherry Pudding

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 cup sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 cups dried cherries
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 cups boiling water

Cherry Recipe Instructions:

Combine first 5 ingredients with 1 cup cold water and pout into a 9x13 inch pan.

Combine last 4 ingredients and pur on top of batter.

Bake for 30 minutes in 400 degree oven.

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Cherry Trail Mix

Easy, fast and tasty!

  • 1/2 cup almonds
  • 1/2 cup pecans
  • 1/2 cup dried tart cherries
  • 1 cup Caramel Corn

Cherry Recipe Instructions:

Mix together in a large bowl and serve, or divide into baggies for snacks.

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