A Midwest favorite that always gets rave reviews.

  • 4 cups frozen unsweetened tart cherries
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • Pastry for 2-crust, 9-inch pie
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca
Traditional Cherry Pie recipes

  1. Combine cherries, tapioca, granulated sugar and almond extract in a large mixing bowl; mix well. (It is not necessary to thaw cherries before using.) Let cherry mixture stand fifthteen minutes.
  2. Line a 9-inch pie plate with pastry; fill with cherry mixture. Dot with butter. Adjust top crust, cutting slits for steam to escape.
  3. Bake in a preheated 400° F oven 50-55 minutes, or until crust is golden brown and filling is nice and bubbly.

Note: 2 (16-ounce) cans unsweetened tart cherries, well drained, can be substituted for frozen tart cherries.

Makes 8 servings.
Courtesy of the Cherry Marketing Institute

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