Christmas Cherry Pie

So simple and delicious! Vibrant colors and a medley of fruit in its filling make this pretty pie a standout. The combination of cherries, pineapple, bananas and nuts appeals to most everyone!

This special Christmas cherry pie dessert always brings compliments.
Photo by Tammy L.
This special Christmas cherry pie dessert always brings compliments.
This special Christmas cherry pie dessert always brings compliments.

PREP TIME

30

minutes

TOTAL TIME

210

minutes

SERVINGS

6

servings

PREP TIME

30

minutes

TOTAL TIME

210

minutes

SERVINGS

6

servings

Ingredients

  • 1

    (14 1/2-ounce) can pitted tart cherries

  • 1

    cup sugar

  • 1/4

    cup all-purpose flour

  • 1

    (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple, undrained

  • 1

    (3-ounce) package cherry gelatin

  • 10 to 13

    drops red food coloring, optional

  • 3

    medium firm bananas, sliced

  • 1/2

    cup pecans, chopped

  • 1

    pastry shell (9-inches), baked

  • Whipped topping

Directions

Drain cherries, reserving 2 tablespoons juice (discard remaining juice or save for another use). In a large saucepan, combine sugar and flour. Stir in the pineapple, cherries and reserved juice. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat. Add gelatin powder; stir until dissolved. Stir in food coloring if desired. Cool until partially set. Stir in bananas and pecans. Pour into the pie shell. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours before serving. Garnish with whipped topping.

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