Preheat oven to 375°F.
In bowl, stir together sugar, cornstarch and cinnamon. Add apples to cinnamon-sugar mixture, mix thoroughly. Add cherries and lemon juice, mix thoroughly. Place mixture in piecrust; dot with butter.
For topping, stir together flour and brown sugar. Cut in butter until crumbly; sprinkle over apples and butter. Bake 40 to 50 minutes, until crust is golden. Remove to wire rack and cool.
*May use fresh cherries with pits removed; frozen cherries, thawed and drained; OR canned cherries, drained.
Published in the November, 2005 issue of Marketplace.