Valentine-Love Cherry Pies!


Valentine-Love- Cherry Pies

  • Premade Pie Crust

Filling:

  • 1/3C. Sugar
  • ¼ C. Water
  • 2T. Cornstarch
  • 1T. lime juice
  • 3C. fresh or frozen dark sweet cherries-no pits
  • 1 egg-lightly beaton
  • Course sugar
  1. In a saucepan combine sugar, water, cornstarch and lemon juice until smooth.
  2. Add cherries; bring to a boil.
  3. Cook and stir 1 minute or until thick.
  4. Remove from heat, stir, set a side to cool
  5. Preheat oven to 400°
  6. On a lightly floured surface, unroll the piecrust.
  7. Cut out hearts with a 4” cookie cutter.
  8. Using a knife or a ¼ “ heart shape cookie cutter cut out small hearts from remaining hearts.
  9. Spoon 2T. cherries onto center of crust.
  10. Brush edges of pastry with egg, top with cutout hearts and press edges with a fork.
  11. Brush tops with egg, sprinkle with coarse sugar.
  12. Transfer to a parchment lined baking sheet.
  13. Bake 15-20 minutes or until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly.
  14. Let pies stand 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack.

 

Credit: Taste of Home

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Author: kathy

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