Dessert

Mini Cran-Cherry Mason Jar Pies

Cherries aren’t just delicious, but can help ease your aches and pains! Anthocyanins in these ruby gems can slash levels of the pro-inflammatory enzymes that trigger pain by 25 percent in four weeks.

Yields

8 - 8 serving

Total Time

Prep Time

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Ingredients

  • 2 cans pitted sweet cherries in syrup
  • 1 can cranberry sauce
  • 2 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 c. plus 2 Tbs. sugar divided
  • 1 refrigerated pie crust at room temp

Instructions

Heat oven to 400ºF. 

Drain cherries. In pot over medium heat, bring next three ingredients and 1/4 cup sugar to a boil. Remove from heat; add cherries. Divide among eight (4 oz.) Mason jars.

Using 3" circle cutter, cut out 8 rounds from dough. Using 1 1/2" heart-shaped cutter, cut out a heart from each center. Place on top of jars; sprinkle with 2 Tbs. sugar.

Bake 1 hr., covering with foil halfway through.

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