Contest-Winning Fresh Blueberry Pie Recipe
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Contest-Winning Fresh Blueberry Pie Recipe

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I've been making this dessert for decades since blueberries are readily available in Michigan. Nothing says summer like a piece of fresh blueberry pie! —Linda Kernan, Mason, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 5 cups fresh blueberries, divided
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 pastry shell (9 inches), baked

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 0 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 0g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein


  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, combine sugar, cornstarch, salt and water until smooth. Add 3 cups blueberries. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly.
  2. Remove from the heat. Add butter, lemon juice and remaining berries; stir until butter is melted. Cool. Pour into pastry shell. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Fresh Blueberry Pie in Country June/July 1999, p49

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed Jun. 30, 2016

"Excellent flavor, texture, and so easy! I followed this recipe exactly as shown. I'm sure this recipe will work well with any berry. Just adjust the sugar to the sweetness of the berry. This is so MUCH better than any canned pie filling! This is going into my recipe collection today."

Reviewed Jun. 28, 2016

"This is the best recipe I've ever tried. I even used the base and used strawberries and it works too. I took a bowl of Cool Whip and a block of cream cheese a tablespoon of lemon juice and a 1/2 cup of sugar and mixed It together, put it in the bottom of a graham cracker crust. Then, put the blueberry or strawberry topping on it and... WOW! I'm the new hero at"

Reviewed Jun. 21, 2016

"Have made this for several years. It's wonderful"

Reviewed May. 30, 2016

"Made this pie today. My husband says it's the best blueberry pie he has ever eaten. Used homemade pie shell; served with sweetened whipped cream."

Reviewed May. 25, 2016

"I have made this for several years!! Will never make the per one again! This is so easy and so good!"

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