Traverse City Cherry Pie is the best in Michigan and so easy to make. Your
family will go wild over this.
Traverse City Cherry Pie
4 c pitted tart cherries
3/4 c sugar
3 tbsp quick tapioca
1 tsp lemon juice
1/8 tsp salt
1 tbsp butter, melted
Press bottom crust in pan. In large mixing bowl combine ingredients ans
mix well. Pour into bottom crust and smooth. Don't overfill. Place top crust and crimp. Cut slits in top crust for venting.
Bake 350* for 50 -60 minutes.
Note: egg wash pie crust before baking with 1 egg mixed with 1 oz. water. Brush over
crust. Bake as usual.
Crimping: Taking finger and thumb fold both top and bottom crush curling
it as you rotate around pie, thus sealing in the filling. Then crimp edges, pressing your thumb into top edge while thumb
and forefinger support the bottom and press, then repeat around the pie.