Recipes: Desserts

Cherry Pie

(One 9" Pie)

  • 1 pkg. "JIFFY" Pie Crust Mix
  • 4 - 5 Tbsp. cold water
  • 2 cans (14.5 oz) tart cherries, drained
  • 1-1/3 cups sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. quick-cooking tapioca
  • 1/4 tsp. almond extract
  • 1 Tbsp. margarine or butter, softened

Preheat oven to 425°F.  Combine cherries, sugar, tapioca and almond extract.  Let set for 15 minutes.  Prepare pie crust as directed on package for a two crust pie.  Dot filling with margarine or butter.  Cover with top crust, seal edges and slit top for venting.  Bake 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 375°F and bake an additional 35 minutes.