Sweet Cherry Pie with streusel topping

August 9, 2014 at 1:57 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment
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Everyone loves pie!  I prefer a streusel or crumb topped pie than a traditional pie crust topping, and so I combined a few recipes into this cherry pie.

You’ll need:

  • recipe for 1 pie crust or frozen, deep dish pie crust
  • 2 pounds pitted fresh cherries
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter

Preheat oven to 375.

In a saucepan, combine the cherries, sugar, and cornstarch and bring it to a boil, stirring constantly.  Reduce the heat and stir until the juices are translucent (just another minute or two).

In a food processor (or with a pastry cutter), combine the flour, brown sugar, and butter until crumbly.

Allow the cherry mixture to cool, and pour them into the pie crust.

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Top with the streusel topping, and bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes.  I recommend baking the pie on a foil lined pan to catch all the drips.

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