Chris` Favorite Cherry Pie

  • 2 (1 lb.) cans tart cherries, water packed
  • 4 tbsp. tapioca
  • 1 1/4 c. sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. almond extract
  • red food coloring, optional

Combine all of the ingredients in a large saucepan. Let the mixture stand for 5 minutes, then cook it over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Pour the filling into a pie shell. Add the top crust. Bake for 40-45 minutes at 400 degrees.

  • Yields: 6-8 servings
  • Preparation Time: 1 hour
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