Does canned pie filling need to be cooked? Really there is no health reason to bake or otherwise heat up canned pie fillings. There is no need to bake the pie – canned filling and the premade crust are ready to eat.
Should I pre cook pie filling?
Pre-cooking your filling basically allows you to control the juiciness before it goes into the oven, so there are no major surprises when its time to bake. This does mean a longer prep time, both to prepare the filling and to let it cool completely. (Putting hot filling into a chilled pie crust = no go!
How can you make canned cherry pie filling taste better?
To make it taste better, add a tablespoon of plain white sugar at a time until the cherry pie filling is as sweet as you want it to be. Then, let the pie filling sit for ten minutes before you taste it to enable the sugar to meld and dissolve with the cherry flavors.
Why does my graham cracker crust get so hard?
WHY IS MY GRAHAM CRACKER CRUST HARD? You may have added too much butter to the recipe, which hardens when refrigerated. Pressing too hard when forming the crust to your pan. You want to press hard enough to get a good shape and keep the crumbs in place, but dont go overboard.