Old-fashioned Cherry Apple Pie

Surprise your partner this Valentine’s Day with a rustic cherry apple pie that will have her rushing through dinner to get to dessert.

Old-fashioned Cherry Apple Pie

Course Dessert
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 6



  • 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter very cold
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 3 tbsp ice water


  • 1 apple peeled, cored and cut into 8 slices, then each slice cut into 3-4 chunks
  • 1/4 tsp freshly grated orange zest
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 cup cherry pie filling


  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp all-purposed flour
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon



  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees
  • Cut the butter into 1/2 inch slices and put them back into the fridge
  • Mix the flour, sugar and salt for the dough in a food processor
  • Add the butter pieces in the food processor and mix until the dough is the size of large peas
  • Mix in the ice water until the dough begins to form a ball
  • Form the dough into a flat, thick disk
  • Wrap dough in wax paper or plastic and put into fridge for 1 hour


  • Add the sugar, cinnamon, kosher salt, flour and butter into the food processor and pulse a few times


  • Flour a clean, flat counter space
  • Roll ball of dough from the center with even pressure until the pastry is in a 12 inch flat circle. Flour and turn gentle to make sure it doesn't stick or tear.
  • Place the dough on a baking sheet lined with parchment
  • Toss apple chunks with orange zest and pour the mix into the center of the dough circle. Leave about 2 inches from the edge
  • Combine the strudel ingredients into the processor and pulse until it is crumbly. Sprinkle the strudel on top of the apple chunks.
  • Pour the cherry pie filling on top of the apple chunks
  • Fold sides of the dough 1/3 of the way toward to center all the way around. Leave around 2/3 of the fruit exposed.
  • Press down on the outside edge of the pastry circle to seal
  • Place in oven and bake for 25-30 minutes or until nicely browned
  • Let cool and serve with vanilla ice cream


Recipe from Chukar.com.

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