Spray standard 12-cup muffin pan with cooking spray.
In food processor, pulse 1-1/2 cups almonds, dates and salt on high until small crumbs form; add almond butter and process on high 1 minute or until incorporated. Press almond mixture into bottom and up sides of prepared cups. Makes about 2 cups.
In large bowl, toss cherries, honey and lemon juice; divide into cups over almond mixture. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.
Run knife around edges of pies to loosen; serve pies sprinkled with remaining 1/2 cup almonds.