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A special mini cheery pie is perfect for this weekend!
Find the super easy recipe below.

Mini Cherry Pies

Ingredients:
Chukar® Pie Filling (found at Sun River Gardens)
Mini pie pan
1 prepared double pie crust

OR

2 cups all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon salt
¾ cup shortening
cold water

WITH A PREPARED CRUST
Buy a prepared double pie crust.
Roll dough into an 1/8″ thick round using a floured rolling pin on floured surface.
Trim to 1/2″ larger than inverted mini pie pan forms. Place in pan.
Fill with any Chukar® Pie Filling
Cover each mini pie with a top crust circle (the same size as the bottom crust); press edges together with a fork and cut shapes in the top for steam to escape or weave a lattice top from strips of dough. Brush
each top crust with an egg wash (1 lightly beaten egg and 2 teaspoons water) and sprinkle with sugar.
Bake at 400 degrees for 32 to 34 minutes. Cool on rack one hour before serving.

WITH A HOMEMADE PIE CRUST
Mix salt into flour. Using pastry blender, cut shortening into flour.
Add 5 tablespoons water, one tablespoon at a time, stirring gently with a fork.
Using your hands, gather dough into a ball. Divide and press into two flat rounds.
Roll dough into an 1/8″ thick round using a floured rolling pin on floured surface.
Trim to 1/2″ larger than inverted mini pie pan forms. Place in pan.
Fill with any Chukar® Pie Filling
Cover each mini pie with a top crust circle (the same size as the bottom crust); press edges together with a fork and cut shapes in the top for steam to escape or weave a lattice top from strips of dough. Brush each top crust with an egg wash (1 lightly beaten egg and 2 teaspoons water) and sprinkle with sugar.
Bake at 400 degrees for 32 to 34 minutes. Cool on rack one hour before serving.

Recipes + Photo Credit: Chukar Cherries. Follow them on Instagram @chukarcherries and find their website at www.chukar.com

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