Although you 'll have to pit the cherries for this one, the fabulous results will make it worth your effort. Sugar, flour, butter and cherries are stirred together and poured into a pie shell. Then on goes the lattice top and in goes the pie into the oven
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch single crust pie
- 2 1/2 cups pitted sour cherries
- 3/4 cup white sugar
- 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 pinch salt
Line a 9 inch pie plate with pastry.
Mix sugar, flour, and salt; toss with cherries, mixing well. Pour cherry filling into pie shell, and dot with butter or margarine.
Weave strips of pastry into a lattice top.
Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 40 minutes.