• 1 (16 ounce) can pitted sour red pie cherries
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 cup sour cream


Drain the canned cherries; place liquid in medium sauce pan and set cherries aside.

In a small mixing bowl combine cornstarch and cold water. Mix well and add to saucepan. Heat to boiling point and boil for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.

Add sugar and lemon juice. Stir and remove from heat and chill. When this syrup is cool, blend in the sour cream and add the drained cherries. Chill well and serve in chilled cups.