6 cups pitted fresh cherries
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2/3 cup sugar
4 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1. In medium saucepan combine cherries, water lemon juice, sugar and cornstarch. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
2. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
3. Add vanilla extract, stir to combine.