Black Cherry Pie
1 qt. black cherries, pitted
1 c. water
1 c. sugar
3 tbsp. cornstarch
1 pkg. (3 oz.) cream cheese, softened
Baked pie shell
Simmer 1 cup of cherries and 2/3 cup water for 3 minutes.
Blend sugar, cornstarch, and 1/3 cup water. Add to boiling mixture.
Boil 1 minute. Stir constantly. Cool.
Spread cream cheese over bottom of cooled baked pie shell.
Stir cherries (2 1/2 cups) in cooled mixture and put in pie shell. Refrigerate 2 hours until firm.