Cherry Pie Filling


Homemade cherry pie filling! You can use fresh or frozen tart cherries.

close up view of three mini cherry pies on a platter, with glasses with tomato soup in the background
Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
4 cups


  • 4 cups pitted tart red cherries

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ¼ cup cornstarch


  1. Place cherries into a saucepan over medium heat. Cover and cook, stirring often, until cherries release their juices and come to a simmer, 10 to 15 minutes.

  2. Whisk sugar with cornstarch in a bowl until combined; pour mixture into hot cherries and juice. Stir until thoroughly combined.

  3. Bring to a simmer over low heat; cook until thickened, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool before using as pie filling.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

219 Calories
1g Fat
54g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 219
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 54g 20%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 47g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 7mg 34%
Calcium 15mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 217mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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