Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, divided
  • Pastry for 9-inch double crust pie
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 4 cups Stemilt sweet cherries (pitted)
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp red wine

Beautiful cherry pie made with fresh Stemilt cherries and sliced almonds.

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  • Yield
    8 servings
  • Prep time
  • Cook time
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  • Cuisine
    American
  • In Category
    Dessert
  • Level
    Moderate

Instructions

  1. Finely chop 1/4 cup almonds.
  2. Roll dough into circle approximately 16 inches in diameter and sprinkle chopped almonds over top; roll gently to embed nuts in dough.
  3. Note: When using packaged, pre-rolled pastry, stack one crust on top of the other and roll to 16 inches.
  4. Gently transfer to lightly greased baking sheet lined with parchment paper, if desired.
  5. Brush with beaten egg.
  6. Mix cherries, sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, salt and wine in a bowl.
  7. Spoon cherry mixture onto dough leaving a 4-inch border.
  8. Lift edges of dough up and over fruit, leaving a 5-inch circle of cherries showing in the center.
  9. Fold in edges of pastry to form a circle.
  10. Brush pastry with remaining egg mixture; sprinkle with remaining almonds.
  11. Bake at 375 for 30 minutes or until pastry browns and filling bubbles.
  12. Let stand 15 minutes before cutting.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving

  • Calories: 475
  • Fat Content: 19.2 g
  • Protein Content: 5.6 g
  • Carbohydrate Content: 70.1 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 23 mg
  • Fiber Content: 4.1 g
  • Sodium Content: 315 mg