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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 30 years. It represents our state well because Michigan is the leader in blueberry production. —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 serving (1 piece) equals 269 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 153 mg sodium, 48 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g 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 Mar. 6, 2016

"Have made it three times already. Most definitely award winning! Thanks a bunch."

Reviewed Nov. 30, 2015

"Made this pie to use up some of my homegrown blueberries. I used a premade graham cracker crust(I'm lazy) and took it to a church dinner-I didn't even get a piece before it was gone. Many great remarks though-I will surely make it again."

Reviewed Aug. 10, 2015

"Seriously? I emailed this recipe to someone and a subscription request was all she received. The recipe looks good though."

Reviewed Aug. 4, 2015

"Yum, making this right now!!!

Come on Sherri, 1 star ? Calories?? It's pie for goodness sakes, LOTS of calories obviously. Just eat it and enjoy!"

Reviewed Jul. 23, 2015

"First time to make and eat a blueberry was delicious! I did follow the other comments and added 1 additional Tbs of corn starch. Perfect!!"

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