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Sparkling Cherry Pie

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Sparkling Cherry Pie
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 3 hr 35 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 8

The top crust of this pie sparkles with sugar, adding a crisp, sweet touch to this award-winning pie from the Iowa State Fair. MORE+ LESS-

Updated March 5, 2010
State Fair Pie Competition 2009
Marianne Carlson
Jefferson, Iowa
Pillsbury Pie Crust
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Pillsbury Pie Crust

Ingredients

4
cups fresh or frozen (thawed) pitted sour red cherries
1 1/3
cups sugar
1/4
cup quick-cooking tapioca
1
tablespoon all-purpose flour
Dash salt
1/4
teaspoon almond extract
1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
1
tablespoon cold butter, cut into small pieces
1
teaspoon milk
1
teaspoon sugar

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. In large bowl, mix cherries, 1 1/3 cups sugar, the tapioca, flour, salt and almond extract. Let stand 10 minutes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, make pie crusts as directed on box for Two-Crust Pie using 9-inch glass pie plate. Pour cherry mixture into crust-lined plate; dot with butter. Top with second crust and flute; cut slits in several places. Brush top crust with milk; sprinkle with 1 teaspoon sugar.
  • 3
    Bake 20 minutes; cover crust edge with strips of foil to prevent excessive browning. Reduce heat to 350°F; bake 40 minutes longer or until golden brown and bubbly. Cool at least 2 hours before serving.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
420
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
21%
Saturated Fat
6g
30%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
310mg
13%
Potassium
140mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
72g
24%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
40g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
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; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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