Pie Filling from Frozen Sweet Cherries from Food.com: This recipe is from an old cookbook from about 1960. You can add almond extract or Kirsch to the filling if you like almond flavoring. I usually add about a tablespoon of Kirsch. This makes 2- 9" pies. You could half the recipe.
sweet cherry mahattan | 6-8 sweet cherries, stemmed and rinsed, plus 1 for garnish 2 ounces rye or bourbon whiskey 3/4 ounce sweet, red vermouth 4 drops Angostura bitters ice orange twist In a tall, thin vessel, such as a cocktail shaker, muddle the cherries to a juicy pulp. Add the whiskey, vermouth and bitters, stir, and strain into a rocks glass over ice, pressing on the pulp to extract as much liquid as possible