Cherry Pie (Filling Only)

READY IN: 5mins
Recipe by Vyrianna

This recipe may be microwaved instead of cooked on the stove. If you wish to microwave it mix liquid, sugar and corn starch, microwave on "High" 2 or 3 minutes or until mixture thickens and boils. Stir once during cooking.

Top Review by Melissa S.

I used vanilla extract instead of almond and had to use flour as I didn't have cornstarch on hand but I used the microwave version and still came out very good. Probably would've been about perfect if I had cornstarch

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups tart cherries, pitted (fresh or frozen, thawed)
  • 34 cup liquid (juice or water)
  • 14-12 cup sugar (sweeten to taste)
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 18 teaspoon almond extract


  1. Blend corn starch and sugar. (The amount of sugar can vary according to taste and if the cherries were frozen with sugar or not.)
  2. Drain juice from cherries and add water to make 3/4 cup liquid. Stir liquid into corn starch mixture.
  3. Stir mixture on high heat until mixture thickens and boils.
  4. Remove from heat, stir in almond extract and gently fold in cherries.

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