Homemade Pocket Pies

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This cherry recipe dessert for homemade pocket pies is the best way to use fresh cherries when they are in season. You can make the homemade cherry pie filling with pitted fresh cherries, or use a canned cherry filling if you don't have as much time. This recipe uses a homemade dough recipe that takes this cherry dessert recipe over the top. According to the Environmental Working Group, cherries are part of the dirty 12 list of fruits and vegetables that are heavily sprayed with pesticides. This means it's always a good idea to buy fresh organic cherries when you have the chance, of course, it will depend on what is in season and available in your area. If you are not using organic cherries, be sure to wash your cherries well before eating them. This cherry desserts recipes is the perfect addition to school lunches when you want to send something healthy and homemade, the kids will thank you for it. The icing glaze recipe for this cherry recipe dessert is easy to make with confectioners sugar, milk and vanilla. **

Nutrition Facts for: Homemade Pocket Pies From Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: Cherries, water, fresh lemon juice, granulated sugar, cornstarch, almond extract, all purpose flour, shortening, butter, salt.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 8 servings. * Per Serving:Calories 497, Calories from Fat 203, Total Fat 22.6g 35%, Saturated Fat 11.5g 57%, Cholesterol 79mg 26%, Sodium 267mg 11%, Potassium 258mg 7%, Carbohydrates 68.6g 23%, Dietary Fiber 3.1g 12%, Sugars 30.4g, Protein 7.3g, Vitamin A 11%, Vitamin C 12%, Calcium 3%, Iron 13%

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