You are here: Home » Recipes » Classic Cherry Pie Classic Cherry Pie Recipe by Chinet® Yield 8 servings PrintEmail Ingredients Crust:1/2 cup butter-flavored shortening2 cups all-purpose flour3 teaspoons powdered sugar1/4 cup butter1/2 teaspoon salt1 -- egg2 teaspoons vinegar1/4 cup ice waterFilling:4 cups drained cherries, juice reserved1 1/4 cups sugar3 tablespoons tapioca pinch salt1 1/3 cups juice (reserved from cherries) -- Tiny dab red gel food coloring Instructions Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Crust: Blend shortening, flour, powdered sugar, butter and salt. Cut flour until it resembles cornmeal. Beat egg, blend in vinegar and water, and sprinkle over flour mixture. Toss with fork. Chill before rolling, about 1 hour. Makes 2 (9-inch pie crusts). Filling: In a large-size bowl, mix together all ingredients and pour into the pie shell. Cover with top crust and bake for 15 minutes. Reduce temperature to 350 degrees F and bake for 45 minutes or until golden. Serve warm.