This cherry pie recipe is a tried and true taste of heaven in every bite. With fresh cherries and a flaky pie crust, it's a staple at family dinners. Serve warm topped with vanilla ice cream for a comfort food you'll want to serve often.
1 cup sugar (1 1/4 cup if using sour cherries)
4 cups fresh pitted cherries
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup flour
Pastry for 2 crusts (recipe here)
1. Mix the sugar, cherries, cinnamon and flour together.
2. Pour mixture into a pastry-lined 9 inch pie pan. Place top crust on pie, cut slits in top to vent and pinch the edges of the crust to flute.
3. Brush top of crust with milk and sprinkle with sugar.
3. Bake at 425 degrees F for 25 minutes, then reduce heat to 350F and bake for an additional 25 to 30 minutes.