5 Ways to Use Luxardo Cherries

Luxardo has made a better mousetrap that’s filled with maraschino cherries instead of cheese. This jar of deep red, practically black beauties also sports a juicy origin story to boot.

Make no mistake – a jar of Luxardo cherries is a luxury item. Priced at €12 in Lisbon, the jar’s price is more than four times the cost of a jar of neon-red cocktail cherries at the grocery store.

Our quest for the best maraschino cherries ended when we bought a jar of Luxardo cherries. Discover why Luxardo cherries are so special and then discover 5 great ways that you can use them at home.



Luxardo cherries are an ideal finishing touch that makes a great cocktail even greater.


If you agree with the adage that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, then you’ll surely want to enhance that important meal with a few Luxardo cherries. It just makes sense.


Cheese Board

Adding Luxardo cherries to a cheese plate is a tasty game changer. We recommend that you create a board with your favorite wedges to find out what YOU like best.



Savory sauces made with Luxardo’s sweet cherries and even sweeter cherry syrup complement meats like duck and even chicken.



A spoonful of Luxardo cherries is the ultimate dessert topping. Whether the dessert is a simple bowl of vanilla ice cream or a decadent slice of cheesecake, these cherries just work.


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