Sweets can be part of a balanced diet but remember to keep tabs on portions.
How to Prepare with Fresh Tart Cherries
Substitute 3-1/2 cups fresh tart cherries for the canned cherries. Pit cherries; place in colander over bowl. Drain, reserving juice. Add enough water to reserved juice to measure 1 cup. Use to prepare filling as directed.
How to Prepare with Frozen Tart Cherries
Substitute 3-1/2 cups frozen tart cherries for the canned cherries. Thaw cherries; drain, reserving juice. Add enough water to reserved juice to measure 1 cup. Use to prepare filling as directed.
How to Prevent Crust from Overbrowning
To prevent the crust from becoming too brown while baking the pie, cover edge of crust with strips of foil or a pie ring for the last 5 to 10 min. of the baking time.
How to Make a Lattice-Top Pie Crust
Cut second pie crust into 10 (1/2-inch-wide) strips with pastry wheel or sharp knife. Place 5 of the strips over filling. Weave lattice crust with remaining strips by folding back alternate strips as each cross strip is added. Fold trimmed edge of lower crust over ends of strips. Seal and flute edge. Bake as directed.