Gluten-Free Cherry Dessert Recipes

5 Delicious Gluten-Free Cherry Dessert Recipes

Cherries add great flavor - and antioxidants to gluten-free buckle, cheesecake, preserves, easy candy clusters and, of course, pie!

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    Image Gluten Free Cherry Almond Buckle Recipe
    Gluten-Free Cherry Almond Buckle. Photo 2011 © Teri Lee Gruss

    Buckles are old-fashioned, Americana cakes loaded with fruit. When the cake batter bakes, the generous amount of fruit in the batter rises up and "buckles" the surface of the cake, hence the name "buckles."

    Recipe for Gluten-Free Cherry Almond Buckle

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    Recipe for Blackbird Bakery Gluten-Free Cherry Pie
    Blackbird Bakery Gluten-Free Cherry Pie from Karen Morgan. 2011 © Blackbird Bakery / Karen Morgan, reprinted with permission

    This gorgeous recipe for Classic Gluten-Free Individual Cherry Pies comes from the creatively talented gluten-free baker Karen Morgan. Karen is the founder of Blackbird Bakery in Austin, Texas, author of the recently released cookbook Blackbird Bakery Gluten-Free and the blog "The Art of Gluten-Free Cooking."

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    Gluten-Free New York-Style Cherry Cheesecake Image
    Gluten-Free New York-Style Cheesecake. Image 2011 istockphoto

    This decadent gluten-free version of New York cheesecake is made with 2 pounds of cream cheese and 1 pound of sour cream! The crust is made with gluten-free graham-style crackers and the cake is topped with gluten-free canned cherry pie filling. The result of this easy recipe- a spectacular, wildly crowd-pleasing dessert.

    Recipe for Gluten-Free New York-Style Cherry Cheesecake

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    Brandied Cherry Image and Recipe
    Spiced Brandied Cherries. 2011 (c) Molly Watson, Guide to Local Foods

    This recipe for spiced brandied cherries comes from our Guide to Local Foods. When cherries are in season preserve them using this delectable recipe and you will have your own homemade supply of spiced brandied cherries to enjoy throughout the year.

    Recipe for Spiced Brandied Cherries