OLD-FASHIONED CHERRY PIE

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

Who doesn't love a good cherry pie? This is a basic recipe--no frills. You can either make your own crust or use a store-bought one (some of those aren't bad). Enjoy! And don't forget the vanilla ice cream!
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Serves:

8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

1 1/3 c
sugar
1/2 c
all purpose flour
6 c
sour cherries, pitted
2 Tbsp
butter
1 pkg
refrigerated pie crusts

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, mix sugar and flour. Stir in cherries. Spoon into pastry-lined pie plate. Cut butter into small pieces; sprinkle over cherries.
2
Cover with top pastry that has slits cut in it; seal and flute. Cover edge with 2- to 3-inch strip of foil to prevent excessive browning; remove foil during last 15 minutes of baking.
3
Bake 35 to 45 minutes in a 425 degree oven, until crust is golden brown and juice begins to bubble through slits in crust.
4
Cool on cooling rack at least 2 hours before serving.
5
You may substitute 6 cups of frozen unsweetened pitted red tart cherries, thawed and drained, or 3 cans (14.5 oz. ea.) pitted red tart cherries, drained, for the fresh cherries.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Fruit Desserts
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #Yummy, #sweet tart