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Cherry Pie

Cherry Pie
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  1. Heat oven to 400° F. Roll the piecrust into a 13-inch circle and fit it in a 9-inch pie plate, allowing the extra pastry to drape over the edge.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the cherries, comstarch, sugar, and cinnamon; spoon into the pastry and scatter with the pistachios. Fold the extra pastry over the filling, pleating it so that it lies flat. Brush the pastry with the egg and sprinkle with additional sugar (about 1 tablespoon).
  3. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until the crust is golden. Cool on a rack for 45 minutes. Serve with the ice cream.
By June, 2002

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 394
  • Calcium 71mg
  • Carbohydrate 65g
  • Cholesterol 39mg
  • Fat 14g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Iron 1mg
  • Protein 5mg
  • Sat Fat 4g
  • Sodium 172mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

If using Bing cherries, reduce the sugar to 3/4 cup.

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    High in vitamin C, these hard, tart berries are grown in bogs in colder regions of North America and Europe. They’re almost always eaten cooked, as in the classic Thanksgiving relish.