Who doesn’t love cherry pie? It makes a great dessert in the summer for cookouts, or in the winter when you’re looking for something sweet and satisfying to please a Thanksgiving or Christmas crowd. This simple recipe will show you how to take your pie crust to the next level with these star cut outs. Get everything you need here to learn how to make your next cherry pie the star of the show!
In large bowl, combine cherries, lemon and orange zest and almond extract.
Gently unroll both pie crusts. Line pie pan with one crust; fill with cherry mixture. Use smooth edge of star cutters to cut stars out of top crust at least 1 inch away from edge. Place top crust over filling and crimp edges together. Beat egg with 2 tablespoons water until well combined. Brush over edges and top crust. Attach some of cut out stars to top of pie and brush with egg wash. Place on cookie sheet and bake 30-35 minutes or until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly. Cool before serving.