Homemade Cherry Pie Filling is made with only 3 ingredients and comes together in just a few minutes. Make your own using fresh or frozen cherries simmered with a little sugar for a thick filling that is deliciously sweet!
Keyword: 3 ingredients, 30 minutes or less, fruit, pie
Place your pitted cherries into a large saucepan. Cover and cook over medium heat for 10-15 minutes, stirring often. (You want the cherries to simmer and release all their juices.)
In a separate bowl, add the sugar and cornstarch and whisk until smooth.
Pour the sugar mixture into the hot cherries and stir to combine.
Bring to a low simmer, and cook for about 2 minutes or until thickened.
Remove from heat and let cool completely.
*If your cherries turn out too sweet, add 1-2 tablespoons of lemon juice.