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Fruit 'n' Nut Cherry Pie

 Fruit 'n' Nut Cherry Pie
It's a pleasure to serve this festive ruby-colored pie, which tastes as good as it looks! The filling is an irresistible combination of fruits and nuts. Topped with a bit of whipped cream, a lovely slice of this pie is a cool refreshing end to an enjoyable meal. -Ruth Andrewson, Leavenworth, Washington
12-16 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling


  • 1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling
  • 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon red food coloring, optional
  • 4 medium firm bananas, sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 2 pastry shells (9 inches), baked
  • Whipped cream


  • In a saucepan, combine pie filling, pineapple, sugar, cornstarch and
  • food coloring if desired; mix well. Bring to a boil over medium
  • heat, stirring constantly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Cool. Fold
  • in bananas and nuts. Pour into pie shells. Chill for 2-3 hours.
  • Garnish with whipped cream. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 12-16
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 281 calories, 10 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 107 mg sodium, 48 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.