Tree-mendous No-Bake Cherry Pie
Cherries are my favorite fruit so every spring I look forward to fresh cherries. This pie contains the fresh cherries and is always a hit in my home.—Liz Teichman, Eau Claire, Michigan
Total TimePrep: 20 min. + chilling
MakesTwo 8-in. pies
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1-1/2 cups water
- 1 package (6 ounces) cherry-flavored gelatin dessert
- 1 quart (4 cups) fresh or frozen pitted, chopped red tart cherries
- 2 cups whipped topping
- 2 pie shells (8 inches each), baked
- Bring cornstarch, sugar and water to a boil over low heat. Boil about 2 minutes until thick and clear. Stir in gelatin dessert until dissolved. Add cherries. Chill until mixture starts to set, then fold in whipped topping. Pour into pie shells. Chill.
Nutrition Facts1 slice: 243 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 126mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
Originally published as Tree-mendous No-Bake Cherry Pie in Country Woman May/June 1990