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Cherry Pie Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
c. juice from cherries
c. sugar
1 tbsp. quick-cooking tapioca
dash salt
2 c. drained, canned, pitted, tart red cherries OR 2 c. thawed, drained, frozen pitted, tart red cherries-decreasing to c. sugar & omit food coloring.
few drops red food coloring
1 tbsp. butter or margarine
1 never fail pie crust

Directions:
Directions:
Combine juice, sugar, tapioca, salt, cherries, and food coloring; let stand 20 minutes Line 9 inch pie plate with pastry shell. Fill with cherry mixture. Dot with butter. Adjust lattice top. Bake in very hot oven-450 and continue baking about 30 minutes.

Lattice Top: Trim lower crust inch beyond-edge of pie plate. Cut strips of pastry dough to inch wide with pastry wheel or knife. Lay lengthwise strips on top of filled pie at 1 inch intervals. Fold back alternate strips to help you weave crosswise strips over and under, placing them on the diagonal. Trim lattice even with outer rim of pied plate; dampen edge of crust lightly with water; fold lower crust over strips. Seal; crimp edge high.

 

 

 

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