Cherry Sweetie Pie

Preparation info
  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      35 min

Appears in

By Rose Levy Beranbaum

Published 2014

  • About

Dark sweet cherries make a luscious cherry pie, especially when combined with red plums, which provide a flavorful tartness. This idea was inspired by an article in Cook’s Illustrated magazine. The moment I read it, I knew it was the missing element for sweet cherry pie perfection.


Perfect Flaky and Tender Cream Cheese Pie Crust

dough for a 14 s


Roll the Dough for the Bottom Pie Crust

Remove the dough for the bottom crust from the refrigerator. If necessary, let it sit for about 10 minutes, or until it is malleable enough to roll.

On a floured pastry cloth, pastry mat, or between two sheets of lightly floured plastic wrap, roll the bottom crust into a ⅛ inch thick disc, 12 inches in diamete