Dried tart cherries add extra flavor to this classic pie, which was pictured on a cover of Midwest Living®.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
bake:
50 mins at 375°
Servings:
8
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Double-Cherry Supreme Pie

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Directions

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  • Prepare pastry. On a lightly floured surface, roll out one portion to fit a 9-inch pie plate. Ease into plate. Trim pastry to 1/2 inch beyond rim of pie plate.

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  • Roll remaining pastry to form a 10-inch circle. Cut into 1/2- to 3/4-inch-wide strips. (If you like, roll out pastry scraps; cut into shapes to top pie before baking.)

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  • Thaw cherries, if frozen (don't drain). In a mixing bowl, toss together the cherries, the 1-1/4 cups sugar, the dried cherries, flour, and cardamom or nutmeg.

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  • Transfer filling to pastry-lined pie plate. Weave pastry strips over filling to make a lattice. Press ends of strips into rim of crust. Fold bottom pastry over strips; seal and flute edge.

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  • Brush pastry with milk and sprinkle with sugar. Cover edge of pie with foil. Place on baking sheet. Bake in a 375 degree F oven for 30 minutes. Remove foil. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes more or until crust is golden and filling bubbles. Remove and cool on a wire rack. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Double-Cherry Supreme Pie)

484 calories; total fat 18g; saturated fat 4g; polyunsaturated fat 5g; monounsaturated fat 8g; cholesterolmg; sodium 150mg; potassium 206mg; carbohydrates 79g; fiber 3g; sugar 41g; protein 5g; vitamin a 1215IU; vitamin c 9mg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalents 2mg; vitamin b6mg; folate 69mcg; vitamin b12mcg; calcium 20mg; iron 2mg.

Pastry for Double-Crust Pie

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  • In a mixing bowl, stir together flour and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in shortening until pieces are pea-size. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of the water over part of the mixture; gently toss with a fork. Push moistened dough to the side of the bowl. Repeat moistening dough, using 1 tablespoon of the water at a time, until all the dough is moistened. Divide dough in half. Form each half into a ball.

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