Jun 28, 2021

Blueberry Pie….for the 4th of July

Posted By: Terri
Category: Fashionable Food/Recipes

Blueberry Pie for the 4th Of July

11 Ingredients

Produce
  • 1 cup Blueberries, fresh
  • 1 tsp Lemon Peel
  • 1 cup Raspberries, fresh
  • 4 cups Strawberries, fresh
Condiments
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice, fresh
Baking & Spices
  • 1/4 cup Cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp Sparkling sugar, coarse white
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 2 Count Pillsbury 1 box (14.1 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury pie crusts, refrigerated
Liquids
  • 1/2 cup Water
1
Heat oven to 450°F. Make 1 crust as directed on box for One-Crust Pie, Baked Shell. Cool completely, about 35 minutes.
2
Meanwhile, unroll second pie crust on work surface. With 4 1/2-inch star-shaped cookie cutter, cut 1 large star. With 2-inch star-shaped cookie cutter, cut 12 small stars. Place stars on ungreased cookie sheet; sprinkle 1 tablespoon sparkling sugar on tops of stars. Bake 5 to 8 minutes or until golden brown; cool. Set aside.
3
In 2-quart saucepan, beat 3/4 cup granulated sugar, the cornstarch, water and lemon juice with whisk. In small bowl, mash 1 1/2 cups sliced strawberries with fork to make 1 cup mashed strawberries; stir into pan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir one minute. Pour into medium bowl; cool 5 minutes.
4
Remove 1/3 cup cooked strawberry mixture to small bowl, and stir in 1 cup blueberries. To remaining cooked strawberry mixture, fold in remaining 2 1/2 cups sliced strawberries and the raspberries.
5
In small bowl, mix cream cheese and lemon peel until well blended. Spread in bottom of cooled baked pie shell. Spoon strawberry-raspberry mixture into pie shell, pushing berries toward outside edges to leave 3-inch circle in center. Scoop blueberry mixture to fill center circle.
6
Refrigerate 3 hours. To decorate, place 1 large star in center and smaller stars around edge of pie.
*Recipe courtesy of Pillsbury
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