Cherry Pie

Cherry Pie
  • 4 c cherries
  • 1 c sugar
  • ¼ c cornstarch
  • ¼ t almond extract
  • Two unbaked 9 inch pie crusts
  • 2 T butter, cut into bits
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Stem and pit cherries and place in a medium bowl.
  3. Add sugar, cornstarch and almond extract to the cherries. Gently stir.
  4. Bake one pie crust for 8 minutes and cool for 5 minutes.
  5. Pour filling into crust and dot with butter.
  6. Place second unbaked crust over top of pie . Cut some vent holes.
  7. Place pie on a foil-covered baking sheet and bake until crust is golden brown, about 40 minutes. (Check after 30 minutes and cover with foil if crust is getting too brown.)
  8. Cool 15 minutes before serving.


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