Glitter cherry decorations recipe

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These glitter cherry decorations are perfect for popping on the Christmas tree this year. Bunch 3 together to make one impressive decoration

Preparation Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Cost RangeCheap

Give your Christmas tree a makeover this year with these festive glitter cherry decorations. Using fresh cherries and a little egg white, this recipe turns simple shop-bought cherries into impressive Christmas decorations. Bunch 3 dusted glitter cherries together to make one delicious Christmas decoration. Make them last longer by popping into a cellophane bag and finishing with a bow.


  • 12 fresh cherries
  • 1 egg
  • Edible glitter or dust (Lakeland)
  • Ribbon or festive string




  1. Line a wooden or plastic board with greaseproof paper and secure with some cellotape.
  2. Break the egg into a bowl and scoop out the yolk. For this recipe you will need the white only. Give the whites a little whisk to loosen and then leave to one side.
  3. Wash the cherries and then pat dry. Once dry, dip into the egg whites and then place on the greaseproof paper.
  4. Dust the cherries with your chosen glitter or edible dust and cover. Leave to set on the greaseproof paper.
  5. Tap off any loose glitter or dust and then tie 3 together with a piece of ribbon and pop onto the tree.
Top Tip for making Glitter cherry decorations

You could also dip your cherries in melted chocolate and sprinkle with festive glitter too. Come and see more of our creative and edible Christmas tree decorations here

Rosie Conroy
Food Writer

Rosie is an experienced food and drinks journalist who has spent over a decade writing about restaurants, cookery, and foodie products. Previously Content Editor at and Digital Food Editor on Woman&Home, Rosie is well used to covering everything from food news through to taste tests. Now, as well as heading up the team at SquareMeal - the UK's leading guide to restaurants and bars - she also runs a wedding floristry business in Scotland called Lavender and Rose.