1. Combine cherries, water, granulated sugar and 1/8 teaspoon salt in a small saucepan over medium heat. 2. Bring to a simmer, and cook, occasionally stirring, for 20 minutes.
3. Let cool.
4. Meanwhile, blend cream cheese, ricotta, vanilla, confectioner's sugar and remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt in a food processor until smooth.
5. Divide cherries among 4 glasses, and then top each with ricotta mixture.
6. Sprinkle tops with amaretti cookies and serve immediately.
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