Fresh Cherry Pie

Recipe by Theresa Thunderbird

I have never made a fresh cherry pie until I found this old farm journal recipe.It is sooo good.I will be making it a lot.

Top Review by Theresa Thunderbird

I'm sorry it didn't turn out right for you but I made it 3 times and it came out real good-Cherry Pie not sauce.Maybe you baked it to long or used the wrong kind of cherries,some have more juice than others.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 pastry for double-crust pie (unbaked)
  • 1 13 cups sugar
  • 13 cup flour (either kind)
  • 18 teaspoon salt
  • 3 drops almond extract (optional)
  • 4 cups pitted tart cherries
  • 2 tablespoons butter or 2 tablespoons margarine


  1. Combine sugar,flour and salt.
  2. Add almond extract to cherries and toss with sugar flour mixture to mix well.
  3. Pour into pastry lined 9 inch pie pan.
  4. Put on top crust.
  5. Bake at 400 for about 40 minutes.
  6. If edges brown too much cover it with aluminum foil.
  7. The syrup does bubble and may spill over a little so I set the pie on a cookie sheet then baked it.

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