Cherries and Cream Pie

Cindy Smith Bryson


I don't bake many pies but cream pies and cherries are two of my favorite things. This pie is quick and easy, with cherry pie filling atop a creamy almond middle in a slivered almond crust. Cherries and almonds? That's a divine duo!

★★★★★ 2 votes
20 Min
15 Min

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
The almond crust is great. You get this unexpected surprise when you take a bite. The creaminess of the filling and the sweetness of the cherries is a great combination. And to top it off, this is a quick and easy pie to prepare. My kind of recipe.


1/2 c
almonds, slivered and chopped
15 oz
sweetened condensed milk
1/3 c
lemon juice
1 tsp
almond extract
1/3 c
heavy cream, whipped
1 can(s)
cherry pie filling

How to Make Cherries and Cream Pie


  • 1Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Using your favorite pie crust recipe, add in slivered almonds when you stir in the water. Prick sides and bottom of crust with a fork. Bake crust 15 minutes or until golden brown. Set aside to cool.
  • 2Combine milk, lemon juice and almond extract, stirring until mixture thickens. Fold in whipped cream. Pour into cooled pie crust. Top with cherry pie filling. Refrigerate prior to serving.

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