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Cherry Pie Filling

Cherry Pie Filling is perfect for pies and so many other great recipes like a cherry crisp! Get the easy recipe here.
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Prep Time:10 mins
Cook Time:15 mins
Total Time:25 mins


  • 3 cups cherries pitted
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tbsp corn starch
  • 1 tsp almond extract


  • Add your pitted cherries to a saucepan.
    cherries in a pot
  • Add the water, sugar, and corn starch to the cherries in the saucepan. Turn on heat to medium.
  • Mix the ingredients together. Stir occasionally.
    mix cherry pie filling
  • Once it comes to a boil, turn the heat to low and stir frequently for 10 minutes. Turn off heat and add the almond extract.
    Bringing cherry pie filing to a boil.
  • Allow to cool before adding to pie crust, crisp or storing in the fridge.


Serve immediately or store in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cherry, pie
Servings: 1 pie