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No need to use canned cherry pie filling! Try our easy cherry pie filling recipe that's easy to freeze and defrost whenever you're craving a fresh fruit dessert.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large bowl combine cherries, sugar, cornstarch, tapioca, lemon juice, and almond extract.

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  • Transfer cherry mixture to a 1-gallon plastic freezer bag. Squeeze air from bag. Seal and label. Freeze for up 3 months. To use, thaw overnight in the refrigerator.

Double-Crust Cherry Pie:

Preheat oven to 375°F. Let one 14.1-ounce package (2 crusts) rolled refrigerated unbaked piecrust stand according to package directions. Unroll one piecrust and fit into a 9-inch pie plate. Transfer thawed Freezer Sweet Cherry Pie Filling to the pastry-lined pie plate. Trim pastry even with pie plate rim. Place the remaining piecrust on filling; trim pastry to 1/2-inch beyond edge of pie plate. Fold top pastry edge under bottom pastry. Crimp edge as desired. If desired, brush top pastry with milk and sprinkle with sugar. To prevent overbrowning, cover edge of pie with foil. Place a foil-lined baking sheet on the rack below pie in the oven. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove foil. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes more or until filling is bubbly. Cool completely on a wire rack before serving. Makes 8 servings. Nutrition analysis per serving: 384 calories, 3 g protein, 65 g carbohydrate, 14 g total fat (5 g sat. fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 3 g fiber, 31 g sugar, 1% vit. A, 12% vit. C, 218 mg sodium, 2% calcium, 5% iron

Nutrition Facts

148 calories; 0 g total fat; 0 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 0 mg sodium. 216 mg potassium; 37 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 31 g sugar; 1 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 62 IU vitamin a; 7 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 4 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 13 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;

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7 Ratings
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