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Boiled Water Crust Cherry Pie

Recipe By: Leigh Wheeler
Year Submitted: 2017
Winner First Place


1st Place Cherry

¾ cup butter-flavored shortening
½ teaspoon white vinegar
1 tablespoon milk
¼ cup boiling water
2 cups flour
½ tablespoon corn starch
1 teaspoon salt

5 cups sour Morello cherries, drained. ( I like Trader Joe’s)
1 ¼ cup sugar
4 tablespoons corn starch
1/8 teaspoon almond extract


Using a mixer, cream together shortening, vinegar, milk
Add ¼ cup boiling water and mix well until consistency of cake icing
Sift together flour, corn starch and salt.
Mix this into soft ingredients above with mixer with dough hooks to make your dough. Separate into two equal portions and cool 10-15€