Almond Crumble Cherry Pie

The magnificent flavors of cherry and almond marry in a quick-to-prepare pie.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

Crust

1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box

Topping

4
oz marzipan (about 1/3 cup)
3
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1/2
cup old-fashioned oats
2
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour

Filling

2
cans (21 oz each) cherry pie filling
1/4
teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Make 1 pie crust as directed on box for One-Crust Baked Shell using 9-inch glass pie plate. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or just until set but not brown.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, place marzipan and butter; with pastry blender or fork, mix until well blended. Stir in oats and flour until crumbly. In large bowl, mix filling ingredients.
  • 3 Remove partially baked shell from oven. Spread filling in shell. Crumble topping over filling.
  • 4 Bake 30 to 40 minutes longer or until topping is golden brown and filling is bubbly around edges. If necessary, after 15 minutes of baking, cover edge of crust with strips of foil to prevent excessive browning.

Expert Tips

Marzipan is a mixture of almond paste, sugar and egg whites. It adds a crumbly texture and almond flavor to the pie topping.

Look for marzipan and almond paste in the baking section of the grocery store.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
140mg
140%;
Total Carbohydrate
62g
62%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
38g
38%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.