Return to Content

Mock Cherry Pie

Mock Cherry Pie
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)
Print Friendly

Yield: 8 servings

Here's a surprising way to enjoy the bounty of America's native autumn berry.

Login to add to your Recipe Box
Upload Your PhotoUpload Your Photo


  • 1 cup cranberries, halved
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon quick tapioca
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure almond extract
  • pastry for a double-crust pie
  • 1 teaspoon milk or light cream


Mix cranberries, raisins, sugar, and tapioca in a medium bowl. Pour on boiling water; mix well. Let cool. Stir in extracts. Pour into pie shell; cover with lattice crust. Brush crust with milk or cream. Bake at 425 degrees F for 15 minutes; reduce heat to 325 degrees and continue baking for another 30 minutes.
Updated Monday, March 24th, 2003

Give the Gift of Yankee Magazine and get a Gift in Return!

Send a one-year gift subscription of Yankee Magazine for only $17.99 a 50% savings. In return we will send you a free 2016 Scenes of New England Calendar (a $9.95 value)! BUY NOW!

Browse Similar Recipes

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

We reserve the right to remove or edit comments that are offensive or disrespectful to our readers and/or writers, cannot be verified, lack clarity, or contain profanity. Your comments may be republished by Yankee Magazine across multiple platforms.

Register Sign In

©2015, Yankee Publishing Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Yankee Publishing Inc., | P.O. Box 520, Dublin, NH 03444 | (603) 563-8111