Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins
Easy enough for every day but elegant enough for a dinner party!! This recipe was published in the food section of my newspaper.
- 1 (3 ounce) box vanilla pudding mix
- 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄4 cup sugar
- 1⁄2 cup water
- 2 teaspoons lemon juice
- 1 (16 ounce) canpitted cherries, undrained
- 1 tablespoon margarine
- almond extract
- food coloring (optional)
- baked pie shell
- In medium saucepan, blend vanilla pudding mix, salt, sugar, water and lemon juice. Stir until smooth. Add cherries. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture comes to full boil.
- Remove from heat, add margarine, a few drops of almond extract and food coloring if desired. Cool and pour into baked shell. Serve topped with meringue or whipped topping. YUM!