34 Easy Canned Cherry Pie Filling Recipes plus useful storage tips

This collection of canned cherry pie filling recipes will make you want to stock up on this canned good. You’ll find delicious recipes beyond just cherry pies. When fresh cherries aren’t in season, or maybe the grocery store is having an amazing sale, the canned variety will make an easy dessert.

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Canned Cherry Pie Filling Recipes

Cherry pie is an American classic. You can buy the filling in cans and stock up your pantry.

But what if you want to mix it up a bit? This collection of recipes will go beyond the pie to loads of other homemade dessert options. From sweet breakfasts to delicious desserts, and even an appetizer! Find your family’s new favorite dish.

The canned variety is much easier to work with than fresh fruit. No cherry pitter is needed. Plus you don’t need to worry if you have sour, tart, or sweet cherries. The cherry flavor is consistent from can to can.

You can find canned cherries in the canned fruit aisle of your local grocery stores. So if there is a sale, feel free to stock up!

Feeling ambitious? Make your own homemade cherry pie filling with this recipe.

Canned Filling FAQ

Does canned pie filling need to be baked?

No! Canned pie fillings are pre-cooked. So a can is ready to eat.

Do you need to thicken canned cherry pie filling?

It depends on the recipe. You can add fresh or frozen cherries to thicken the filling if you desire.

How long does canned cherry pie filling last?

  • Refrigerate an opened can of filling, in an airtight container, for about 2 weeks
  • If properly stored, it will last up to 3 months in the freezer
  • An unopened can will last up to 3 years

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  • Type of recipe
  • Number of ingredients
  • How much filling you will need
  • The complexity of ingredients (aka, whether or not you might need to hit the grocery store first)
  • How long it takes to prepare (including cook time)
  • Special diet (Keto, Gluten-free, etc)

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Recipes with Cherry Pie Filling

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Ingredients that work well with a can of pie filling

These ingredients will pop up in a lot of the recipes below. So if you have them on hand, you will be able to find more ideas to make.

  • lemon juice
  • almond extract
  • vanilla extract
  • refrigerated or homemade pie crust
  • vanilla ice cream

What to make with cherry pie filling

Our mission is to help you find dishes that use the food you already have in your home.

Each of these pie filling ideas will give you some helpful info so that you can pick the best recipe for your needs.

Check out the blogger that published each dish to use their ingredient list and tips.

Note: pantry ingredients include dry ingredient pantry staples like olive oil, all-purpose flour, brown sugar, corn starch, salt, black pepper, spices, etc.

Please check the recipe to make sure that you have the ingredients needed to create the dish. If you are making gluten-free recipes, it may include things like almond flour and other common gluten-free pantry items

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