3 Cherry Pie with Almond Streusel

Velma Watts, Sac County

15 oz. tart cherries, drained
15 oz. sweet cherries, drained
1 tsp. almond extract
1 tbsp. Amaretto Liqueur
9” pie crust, can be homemade or store bought
Almond streusel: 
1 c. flour
3/4 c. oatmeal
1/2 c. brown sugar
8 tbsp. margarine
1/2 c. sliced almonds


Make pie crust: Heat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. Bake 10 minutes (or follow instructions on package). Cool while making the filling. Combine drained tart and sweet cherries, vanilla extract and liqueur. Put cherry mixture in cooled crust and spread evenly. Almond streusel: Combine flour, oatmeal, brown sugar, margarine and sliced almonds in a food processor. Texture should be coarse crumbs. Top the pie with your streusel mixture. Bake at 425 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees Fahrenheit, and bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Cool completely on wire rack. Enjoy!

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