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Cherry Pie Recipe

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1 cups all-purpose flour
tsp. salt
cup shortening
cup ice water
2 (16 oz.) cans tart cherries
1 cup sugar
3 Tbsp. quick cooking tapioca
teaspoon almond extract
teaspoon salt
Red food coloring, optional
1 Tbsp. butter or margarine

Combine flour and salt. Cut in shortening until crumbly. Gradually add water, tossing with a fork until dough forms as a ball. Divide dough in half. Roll out one half to fit a 9-inch pie plate for bottom crust.

Drain cherries reserving cup juice. Mix cherries, juice, sugar, tapioca, almond extract, salt and food coloring; pour into the crust. Dot with butter. Top with a lattice crust.

Bake at 375 for 55-60 minutes.




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