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Chocolate Cherry Whiskey Pie


  • 4 C pitted, stemmed cherries
  • 3/4 C granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 3 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 C whiskey or bourbon
  • 1 C chocolate chips, dark
  • 2-3 Tbsp cream
  • 1 double pie crust, unbaked


  • Toss the cherries with sugar, almond extract, salt, and whiskey. Let sit while you prepare the crust.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • Roll out one of the pie doughs to fit your pie pan, place in pie pan.
  • Add the cornstarch to the cherry filling and toss until combined. Pour mixture into pie dish. Sprinkle chocolate chips evenly over filling.
  • Roll out top pie dough. You can cut into strips to make a lattice pie or put the whole rolled out crust on top. If you do the whole crust, be sure to cut vents into the top of your crust!
  • Crimp all edges together and brush with cream.
  • Bake for 30 minutes, then lower the oven temp to 350 degrees and bake for another 30 minutes until bubbly and golden brown.