A deliciously lip-puckering snack, tart cherries boast a stronger, more sour flavor than their sweeter cousins. Tart cherries:
Grow abundantly in the United States
Can be enjoyed whole and dried as a delectably tart snack
Are a popular addition to recipes, particularly fruit pies
What are Tart Cherries?
Also known as sour cherries or dwarf cherries, tart cherries were first brought to North America in the 16th century my Massachusetts colonists from Europe. Now growing abundantly in the United States, tart cherries have been utilized in American kitchens for centuries – with a particularly notable role as an ingredient in traditional fruit pies.
Tart cherries contain potent antioxidant activity and are rich in potassium, Vitamin C and B vitamins.** This nutrient dense profile along with their unique flavor makes them an excellent choice for snacking, baking, and cooking.
Piping Rock’s Top Quality Tart Cherries
Piping Rocks delicious dried tart cherries are sure to become one of your favorite snacks. Deliciously tart Montmorency cherries are rich in nutrients and so versatile you’ll want to eat them by the handful and add them to all of your favorite dishes.
Ways to Enjoy Tart Cherries
Piping Rock’s Tart Cherries are incredibly sweet, tangy, and bursting with flavor. We love to enjoy them straight out of the bag. Adding a deliciously tart and fruity flavor to scones, breads, and other baked treats and easily added into granola and trail mix or sprinkled on yogurts or salads, dried tart cherries are an incredibly versatile addition to your pantry!