Pie Filling from Frozen Sweet Cherries

Recipe by Dorel
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
YIELD: 2 pies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 6 - 6 12
    cups thawed frozen dark sweet cherries, and juice
  • 18
    teaspoon salt
  • 12 - 1
    cup sugar (I only use 1/2 cup, we don't like our pies too sweet)
  • 4 -5
    tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2
    tablespoons lemon juice, fresh or bottled
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DIRECTIONS

  • Reserve about 1/2 cup juice and mix the cornstarch in it.(4-5 tbsp, depending on how thick you like your filling)
  • Mix sugar with cherries and juices and cook till bubbling.
  • Stir constantly if cooking on stove stop.
  • In the microwave I cook at 5 minute intervals and stir in between.
  • Add the reserved juice/cornstarch mixture and stir to mix.
  • Cook for about 3 minutes until thickened.
  • Cool and use in your favorite pie crust.
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