Rice Pudding With Dried Cherries

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

You can cut back on the vanilla if you'd like.


  1. In a saucepan, bring milk, half & half and sugar to a boil.
  2. Add rice and vanilla extract.
  3. Cook at medium heat for 8 minutes.
  4. Stir while heating until creamy and/or sticky.
  5. Add cherries and stir for 2 minutes.
  6. Set aside for 10 minutes.
  7. Garnish with cinnamon.


Most Helpful

The directions are simple, and it tastes delicious, but my rice wasn't fully cooked despite having followed the directions explicitly. It was kind of crunchy, but I ate it anyway. I think next time that I will start with cooked rice, and reduce the cooking time.

delmercado.patricia January 04, 2015

I'm telling everyone, Charlotte... what a fantastic cook you are...this pudding is unbelievably tasty. My guest say: "Delight of the gods--got more?" That says it all...Thanks for posting; will make again!!

Caroline Cooks May 19, 2007

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