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Cherry Pie Filling

Cherry Pie Filling

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

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Nutrition

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  • 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

Directions

  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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Reviews

Sarah Jo
118
7/1/2011

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 of all those beautiful Washington cherries.

Jan
60
7/12/2011

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 will even get a pie, what I don't just eat with a spoon may go over ice cream or on waffles!!! (and I doubled the recipe)

Melissa
39
7/19/2011

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