2 (9 inch)
unbaked pie crusts
4 cups fresh or frozen
1 tablespoons water
1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
4 tablespoons cornstarch
1 1/2 tablespoons butter
sugar, to sprinkle
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Place cherries and water in medium saucepan
and place over medium heat.
Cover and simmer.
After the cherries lose considerable juice,
which may take a few minutes, remove from
In a small bowl, mix the sugar and
Pour this mixture into the hot cherries and
Return the mixture to the stove and cook
over low heat until thickened, stirring
Remove from the heat and
If the filling is too thick, add a little
water, too thin, add a little more
Pour cooled cherry mixture into the crust.
Dot with butter.
Place top crust on and flute the edge of the
Make a slit in the middle of the crust for
steam to escape.
Sprinkle with sugar.
Bake for about 50 minutes.
Remove from the oven and place on a rack to
Chocolate Cream Pie
1 (9 inch) prepared
chocolate cookie crumb crust or graham cracker crust.
1 3/4 cups cold milk
2 packages (4 serving
size each) Chocolate or Chocolate Fudge Instant Pudding
1 container (8 oz.)
Pour cold milk into large mixing bowl.
Add pudding mix.
Beat with wire whisk until well mixed.
(Mixture will be thick.)
Gently stir in whipped topping.
Spoon into crust.
Refrigerate the pie for 4 hours or until
Garnish with additional whipped topping and
grated chocolate, if desired.
Store leftover pie in refrigerator.
Pineapple Meringue Pie
1 (9 inch)
baked pie crust
2 (20 oz each) cans
6 tablespoons cornstarch
1 cup granulated sugar (divided)
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons lemon
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Combine cornstarch, 1/2 cup sugar, salt and
Cook over low heat, stirring constantly,
until clear and thick.
In a bowl beat egg yolks.
Add a little of the hot mixture to yolks
Pour mixture along with lemon juice into
Cook 1 minute.
Pour into pie shell.
In a large glass or metal bowl, whip egg
whites until foamy.
Add sugar gradually, and continue to whip
until stiff peaks form.
Spread meringue over the hot filling, spreading
Bake for 10 minutes, or until nicely
Let cool and serve.