Baked Fresh Cherry Pie

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Ready In: 1 hour 15 minutes

Cook Time: 50 minutes

Servings: 8


1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch double crust pie

4 cups pitted cherries

4 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca

1/4 teaspoon almond extract

1/8 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup white sugar

1 1/2 tablespoons butter


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Place bottom crust in piepan. Set top crust aside; covered.
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine tapioca, salt, sugar, cherries and extracts. Let stand 15 minutes. Pour out into bottom crust and dot with butter. Cover with top crust, flute edges and cut vents in top. Place pie on a foil lined cookie sheet --- in case of drips!
  3. Bake for 50 minutes in the preheated oven, until golden brown.

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