Candied Fireball Cherries

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 2 hours
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x

These tasty, boozy candied cherries are going to be a hit at any party! Serve on your dessert table or as a garnish for drinks!



  • 1 bag fresh cherries
  • 1 5 oz. box candy apple kit
  • 2 1/2 cups sugar
  • Fireball Whisky


  1. Pit the cherries (if desired) then soak them in a zip top bag or a baking dish with the Fireball Whisky just to cover the tops.
  2. Soak for 2 hours then drain the whisky and lay the cherries out on paper towels to dry. Make sure you get any moisture out from the center of the pitted cherry also.
  3. Cook the candy apple coating according to the package directions, adding the 2 1/2 cups of sugar to the mix.
  4. Dip each cherry carefully in the candy mixture then place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper to harden.
  5. Once the candy coating has hardened the cherries are ready to serve.
  6. Refrigerate any leftover cherries.
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: American