Cherry: Cherry Almond Pie

posted by Meryl 10-19-102 7:43 PM

Cherry Almond Pie

1/4 c Sugar
4 tbl Cornstarch
6 c Cherries, pitted
3 tbl Almond flavored liqueur
1 ea 9" pie shell

Coconut Crumb Topping:
1 c Flour
1/2 c Sugar
1/3 c Butter
1/2 c Flaked coconut

Combine sugar and cornstarch in saucepan. Add cherries and liqueur. Cook and stir over low heat until mixture thickens. Spoon into baked pie shell.

For Coconut Crumb Topping: Combine flour and sugar and cut in butter with pastry cutter, until texture of coarse meal. Stir in coconut. Sprinkle top of pie to within 2" of center.

Bake at 375 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes or until coconut is toasted.

Serves 8.


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