Cherry Walnut Pie

This is the recipe that Mother entered in the Ford New Holland News for which she won a cheese board with “A Happy Home Recipe” on it. Her recipe is in the Nov./Dec. 1992 magazine on page 17.


1 cup flour
2 T. powdered sugar
½ cup margarine

Combine flour, sugar, and margarine in a small bowl. Use mixer on low speed and mix only until dough forms a ball. Press dough with fingers in bottom and sides of a 9-inch pie pan. Bake 10 minutes at 350 degree F. Cool.

2 eggs slightly beaten
¾ cup flaked coconut
1 cup sugar
1 – 5 oz. jar Maraschino cherries
¼ cup flour
Cool Whip (Optional)
1 tsp. baking powder
1 cup chopped walnuts

Beat eggs and add sugar gradually. Stir in flour and baking powder that has been sifted together. Stir in walnuts, coconut, cherries, and cherry juice. Save some nuts, cherries, and coconut for garnishing. Spread in cooled pie shell mounding slightly in center. Bake at 350-degree F. for 30 to 35 minutes. Cool. Spread with Cool Whip if desired, and top with reserved nuts, cherries, and coconut.