The "Billy Boy" nursery rhyme, which came out sometime during the 1930s, is about someone looking for a girl he hopes to make his wife. A big part of the rhyme mentions cherry pie:
Can she make a cherry pie, Billy Boy, Billy Boy? Can she make a cherry pie, Charming Billy? She can make a cherry pie, quick as a cat can wink an eye. She's a young thing, and cannot leave her mother.