Maraschino-Lemonade Pops

Maraschino-Lemonade Pops


  • 1 (10 ounce) jar maraschino cherries
  • 1 (12 ounce) can frozen pink lemonade concentrate, partially thawed
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 8 (3 ounce) paper cups
  • 8 wooden popsicle sticks


  1. Put a colander or strainer in a bowl. Pour cherries into the strainer, saving the juice in the bowl.
  2. Put one whole cherry in each paper cup. Put the remaining cherries on a cutting board. With a sharp knife, carefully cut cherries into small pieces. Put chopped cherries, lemonade concentrate, water and the juice saved from the jar of cherries into the container of an electric blender or food processor. Cover blender or processor. Puree or blend until smooth.
  3. Fill paper cups with equal amounts of cherry mixture.
  4. Freeze for 30 to 40 minutes, or until very slushy.
  5. Place popsicle sticks in the center of each cup.
  6. Freeze for 1 hour longer, or until firm.
  7. To serve, peel off paper cups.

Recipe and photo used with permission from: National Cherry Growers Association