Orange-Glazed Cherry Pie Recipe

* substitute: Frozen, unsweetened pitted Tart cherries, thawed and drained Or 3 cn (16 ounces each) pitted, Red tart cherries, drained.

Step 1

Heat oven to 425 degrees. Prepare 9-inch pie as directed -- except make Lattice Top. Mix sugar and flour in large bowl. Stir in cherries. Turn into pastry-lined pie plate. Dot with margarine. Cover with Lattice Top crust; seal and flute. Cover edge with 2- to 3-inch strip of aluminum foil to prevent excessive browning. Remove foil during last 15 minutes of baking.Bake 35 to 45 minutes or until crust is brown and juice begins to bubble through slits in crust. Spoon Orange Glaze over center of warm pie. (Do not allow glaze to run over edge of pie.)



ORANGE GLAZE Mix powdered sugar, orange peel and orange juice.

Did George Washington cut down the cherry tree to make gathering cherries for a pie easier? We'll never know, but in later years George still loved cherries. His wife, Martha, wrote about how to store summer cherries for Christmas tarts, keeping them fresh in a barrel of hay, stored under a feather bed.

Things You'll Need

  • 1pk For 9-inch two crust pie
  • 1 1/3c Sugar
  • 1/2c All-purpose flour
  • 6c Fresh red tart cherries,
  • -Pitted*
  • 2tb Margarine or butter
------------ORANGE GLAZE----------------
  • 1/2c Powdered sugar
  • 2ts Finely shredded
  • Orange peel
  • 1tb Orange juice

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