Old Glory Pie Filling
(makes one 9" pie - approx 1 quart)
3 Cups Cherries
1 Cup Blueberries
1 Cup Sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract (or vanilla bean paste)
1/4 tsp almond extract
1/4 cup tapioca flour (use cook type *clear jel if canning 1/4 cup +1 Tbs & 1 1/3 cold water)
1 Tbs + 1 tsp Bottled lemon juice
Place cleaned berries in pot (cherries should be pitted and stemmed) and let cook 10-15 mins until juices are released.
Stir together 1/4 *tapioca flour and 1 cup sugar and add to hot berries.
Lower heat and stir in 1/4 tsp almond extract, 1 tsp vanilla bean paste or extract. Cook & stir for approx.
2-3 minutes, until thickened. Remove from heat and let cool, use as pie filling.
Bakes One 9-inch pie. Bake at fruit pie at 375 for 50 mins. or until top is golden brown.
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Recipe and Photos by: Diane Baker for Canning and Cooking at Home