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Fresh Cherry Pie

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Ingredients
  Unsweetened pitted tart red cherries 20 Ounce (4 cups)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Quick cooking tapioca 3 Tablespoon
  Cherry brandy/Orange juice 1 Tablespoon
  Pastry for double crust pie 1
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
Directions

In a large mixing bowl combine fresh or frozen cherries, sugar, water, tapioca, and brandy.
Let stand 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Meanwhile, prepare pastry.
Spoon cherry mixture into pastry-lined pie plate; dot with butter.
Adjust top crust; trim to 1/2 inch beyond edge.
Seal and flute edge high.
Cover pie with an inverted 10-inch paper plate.
Seal, label, and freeze.
To serve, unwrap frozen pie.
Cut slits in top crust.
Bake in a 400° oven about 65 minutes or till crust is golden brown.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Cherry
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
105 Minutes

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