Cherry Pie Filling

Cherry Pie Filling

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"A homemade cherry pie filling! You can use fresh or frozen tart cherries."


40 m servings 219 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 219 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 0.9 g
  • 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 54.2g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place cherries into a saucepan over medium heat, and cover the pan; heat cherries until they release their juice and come to a simmer, 10 to 15 minutes. Stir often.
  2. In a bowl, whisk the sugar with cornstarch until smooth; pour the mixture into the hot cherries and juice, and thoroughly combine. Return to low heat, bring to a simmer, and cook until the filling has thickened, about 2 minutes; remove from heat, let cool, and use as pie filling.
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  1. 96 Ratings


This is exactly how Grandma taught me how to make pie filling, only sometimes she'd add a tablespoon of lemon juice if the cherries turned out too sweet. This is a great recipe to take advantage...

someone gave me cherries this weekend .... it is way to hot to be baking, so I decided to make the filling now and bake later. This filling is wonderful..... It tastes so good I wonder if I wil...

Very good. I made a double batch and froze the extra for a pie later.

This was excellent! I cut it in half and used it with the Jenny's Black Forest Cake recipe. Not too sweet, but a perfect complement with chocolate cake! :-) Thanks. Update*** I used 1 1/2 c...

This was delicious and very easy to make! The only revision I made was to add 1 Tblspoon lemon juice to make it a little more tart. I will definitely make it again.

I made this from bing cherries as a tart filling and it was delicious!! I, too, used a little lemon juice as I would for fruit jams and preserves. I'm so glad I had enough filling left over to...

OMG! How can something so simple be so good?! No one wanted the cherries off the tree because they were so tart. So I got the lot of them. They made a FANTASTIC filling! I added a little cin...

Good!! Tip for Cherry Pie. Thank You.

I have a dwarf pie cherry tree and this was a perfect recipe to make a pie from sratch. Its easy after pitting all those berries and my pie was delicous. I did add about 2t. of lemon juc...