August 2015:  Marvelous Maraschino Cherry Sauce

Marvelous Maraschino Cherry Sauce
  for Fresh Fruit Salad

3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup light corn syrup
1/4 cup fresh orange juice (strained)
1/4 cup maraschino cherry juice
1 tablespoon cornstarch
6 maraschino cherries, chopped & crushed

Combine first six ingredients in a saucepan, bring to a boil, and cook for three minutes until the sauce is clear and slightly syrupy.  Remove from heat.  Add the chopped, crushed cherries to the sauce.  Refrigerate.

To serve, pour sauce over and desired combination of fresh fruit . . . and add a few miniature marshmallows for extra yumminess and fun!

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