Reviews you can trust.

The Best Cherry Pitters

De-stoning cherries is the pits—unless you have the right tool.

By Updated Sept. 21, 2021

What You Need To Know

You can pit cherries by hand, but a cherry pitter can save lots of time, quickly pitting the fruit so that it can be used for preserves, pies, and more. These gadgets can also be used to pit olives. Since our last testing, many new products have entered the market, and all of them work in essentially the same way: A mechanism drives a dowel through the stem end of a cherry and pushe...