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

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Double-Cherry Supreme Pie

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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; 18 g total fat; 4 g saturated fat; 5 g polyunsaturated fat; 8 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 150 mg sodium. 206 mg potassium; 79 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 41 g sugar; 5 g protein; 1215 IU vitamin a; 9 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 2 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 69 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 20 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;

Pastry for Double-Crust Pie

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Directions

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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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