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Berry Pie

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Berry Pie Photo (c) by Carroll Pellegrinelli

Berry Pie

Photo (c) by Carroll Pellegrinelli
Take advantage of the fresh fruit available in your local grocery store to make this recipe for Berry Pie.

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: One 9-inch Pie

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 6 cups fresh berries, washed, dried and hulled, if necessary
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon, lime or orange juice
  • one 9-inch graham cracker crust

Preparation:

In a saucepan over medium heat, add water. Whisk in cornstarch. Add 2 cups of berries. Sprinkle with sugar. Mash berries in pan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Simmer on low until liquid is thick and clear. Remove from heat and stir in juice. Allow to cool for a half hour. Stir in 3 cups of berries. Spoon into prepared graham cracker crust. Sprinkle remaining cup of berries over top of pie. Lightly press down to stabilize berries. Chill for at least 3 hours prior to servings.

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