• 2servings
  • 45minutes
  • 786calories

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Nutrition Info . . .

VitaminsB12, D, E
MineralsCopper, Natrium, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) pitted tart red cherries

  2. 6 tablespoons sugar

  3. 2 tablespoons cornstarch

  4. Pinch salt

  5. 3 tablespoons cold water

  6. 1-1/2 teaspoons butter

  7. 1/8 teaspoon almond extract

  8. 1/8 teaspoon red liquid food coloring, optional

  9. 1 sheet refrigerated pie pastry

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Little Cherry Pies Recipe photo by Taste of Home Drain cherries, reserving 1/3 cup juice. In a saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and salt. Stir in water and reserved juice until smooth. Add cherries. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 1 minute. Remove from the heat; stir in the butter, extract and food coloring if desired. Cool.

  2. Roll out pastry into a 13-in. circle. Cut a 13-in. x 8-in. rectangle from center of circle. Cut widthwise in half; transfer each half to a 5-in. pie plate. Trim pastry even with edge. Add filling. Cut remaining pastry lengthwise into 1/2-in. strips; make a lattice crust for each pie. Bake at 375° for 25-30 minutes or until crust is golden and filling is bubbly. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 2 pies.


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