Is it necessary to thaw before assembling the pie?Recommendations for cherry pie with crumb topping?
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Yes, you need to thaw and drain them. Otherwise, you'll end up with a very soupy pie (I learned that lesson the hard way). For a crumb topping, you could use a similar recipe to that of an apple crumb pie - just subtract the cinnamon.
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