Soften mango, grapefruit or blood-orange sorbet slightly, then sandwich between crunchy store-bought sugar cookies; freeze briefly and serve.
Most maraschino cherries taste like the fake almond-flavored syrup they're soaked innot fruit. Now Michter's, the acclaimed whiskey producer, has introduced Small Batch Cocktail Cherries, which are made with tart Michigan Balaton fruit. These not-too-sweet cherries have such true flavor, you might even be tempted to use them in a pie ($7 for 9 ounces; hitimewine.com).
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