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9 Inch Sweet Cherry Pie

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Ingredients
  9 inch double crust pie pastry 1 , unbaked
  Pitted sweet cherries 1 1⁄2 Pound (5 Cups)
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Quick-cooking tapioca/3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon (Fresh)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Roll slightly more than half of pastry 1/8 inch thick.
Line pie pan.
Arrange cherries in pastry, heaping somewhat in center of pie.
Sprinkle with mixture of 3/4 cup sugar and tapioca, then with lemon juice.
Dot with butter.
Roll out remaining pastry and fit over top of pie.
Cut slits to let steam escape; flute rim.
Bake in preheated hot oven (425°F.) for 15 minutes, then reduce heat to moderate (375°F.) and bake for 25 to 30 minutes longer.
Remove from oven; sprinkle 2 to 3 tablespoons sugar over top crust.
Place under broiler for 2 minutes, or until a delicate brown.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cherry
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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