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Sour-Cherry-Almond Crumb Pie

All You JULY 2006

  • Yield: 8 Servings
  • Cost Per Serving:$1.81


  • 6 cups fresh sour cherries, pitted
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 disc Classic Pie Pastry (recipe below)
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup almond paste
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • P inch of salt
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds


Preheat oven to 400°F. Make filling: In a bowl, mix cherries, sugar, cornstarch and lemon juice.

Roll out dough into an 11-to-12-inch round and fit into a 9-inch pie pan. Crimp edge.

Make topping: In a bowl, crumble flour, butter, almond paste, brown sugar and salt until blended. Toss in almonds.

Spoon filling into pie shell; sprinkle with topping. Bake until topping is golden, about 1 hour. Let cool.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 508
  • Fat: 23g
  • Saturated fat: 9g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Carbohydrate: 74g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 31mg
  • Sodium: 114mg

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