Amaretto Sweet Cherry Pie

Amaretto and cherries are a match made in heaven in this Pillsbury Refrigerated Pie Crust Pie Baking Championship winner.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 3 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
cup sugar
1/4
cup quick-cooking tapioca
1/8
teaspoon salt
4
cups halved pitted fresh or frozen (do not thaw) dark sweet cherries
1/4
cup amaretto
1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
1/3
cup butter toffee glazed sliced almonds
1 1/2
tablespoons cold butter, cut into small pieces
1
egg
1
tablespoon water
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. In large bowl, mix sugar, tapioca and salt; stir in cherries and amaretto. Let stand 15 minutes.
  • 2 Make pie crusts as directed on box for Two-Crust Pie using 9-inch glass pie plate. Spoon cherry mixture into crust-lined plate. Sprinkle with almonds; dot with butter. Top with second crust and flute; cut slits in several places.
  • 3 In small bowl, beat egg and water until blended; brush over top crust.
  • 4 Line cookie sheet with foil. Place pie plate on foil-lined cookie sheet. Cover crust edge with strips of foil to prevent excessive browning; bake 30 minutes. Remove foil; bake 15 to 20 minutes longer or until golden brown. Cool at least 2 hours before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    450
    (
    Calories from Fat
    150),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    16g
    16%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    35mg
    35%;
    Sodium
    340mg
    340%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    72g
    72%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    41g
    41%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    5
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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