Husk Cherries (Ground Cherries)

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Ground Cherry Pie


Ground Cherry Pie

From The Practical Produce Cookbook by Ray and Elsie Hoover

2 9-inch pie crusts
1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup flour
3 1/2 cups ground cherries
2/3 cup brown sugar
1 tbsp. lemon juice
2 tbsp. butter

Put one crust in the pie plate. Combine sugar and flour and put in the crust. Fill with the ground cherries. Sprinkle with brown sugar and lemon juice. Dot with butter. Put the top crust on and seal the edges. Bake at 400° for 15 minutes then at 350° for 40 minutes or until done.
Variation: To top with crumbs instead of a crust, combine 3 tbsp. flour, 3 tbsp. sugar and 2 tbsp. butter.

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