Preheat oven to 375. Roll out dough on a lightly floured work surface to roughly an 11-inch circle. Transfer the dough to a parchment-lined baking sheet. Mix the pitted cherries with 1/4 cup sugar, salt, and liqueur
Spoon the seasoned cherries over the dough
and leave a 2-inch border. Drop pieces of butter over the cherries
and fold the edges of the dough over, pressing lightly.
and the egg
yolk together and lightly brush the edges of the crust.
Sprinkle with the remaining tablespoon of sugar
and then bake for 40-45 minutes. Ovens will vary, bake until golden.
Top each serving with a dollop
and a sprinkle of black pepper.