Classic Cherry Pie

American as Cherry Pie
Chef Vitaly Paley uses local cherries for his classic pie; the sweet-cherry filling is thickened with tapioca and topped with a picture-perfect lattice crust.

Recipe: Classic Cherry Pie
Cherry-Ricotta Doughnut Holes with Chocolate Sauce

Cherry Bomb
Candied cherries are stuffed into scoops of ricotta-spiked doughnut batter and deep-fried until they're crispy and oozing. Before you pop them in your mouth, drizzle with homemade chocolate sauce.

Recipe: Cherry-Ricotta Doughnut Holes with Chocolate Sauce
Cherry-Olive Oil Polenta Cake

Piece of Cake
This Italian-inspired cherry–olive oil polenta cake gets added flavor from subtle hints of lemon zest and vanilla—and a dollop of crème fraîche on the side.

Recipe: Cherry-Olive Oil Polenta Cake
Cherry cinnamon ice cream and pear cherry crisp

Hot and Cold
Sweet, sensuous cherries and a hint of cinnamon make this sophisticated ice cream pop; its flavors are even more pronounced when served with our warm pear-cherry crisp below.

Recipe: Cinnamon Cherry Ice Cream

This crunchy crumble is divine on its own, but a helping of ice cream—simple vanilla works wonders, or try our cinnamon-cherry variety above—provides the perfect cool finish.

Recipe: Pear Cherry Crisp

Goat Cheese Cheesecake with Spiced Cherry Topping

Photo: Sang An

With a Cherry on Top
Delectable any way you slice it: Cheesecake is reinvented with spiced-up cherries on top and tangy goat cheese within.

Recipe: Goat Cheese Cheesecake with Spiced Cherry Topping