[A well-flavored, easy cherry pastry from Joy of Cooking]

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Mix and let stand 15 minutes:
c. cherry juice
1 Tbsp. quick-cooking tapioca

Melt in a large pan:
c. butter

Mix with it:
1 to 1 c. brown sugar
1 c. all purpose flour
1 c. quick-cooking oatmeal
tsp. each double-acting baking powder, salt, and baking soda

Put half of this mixture into a 9 x 9 x 2 inch baking pan.

Scatter over it:
2 c. drained canned red cherries and the juice and tapioca mixture.

Cover the fruit with the other half of the pastry mixture.

Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until brown.

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