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Ozark Blueberry Pie

 Ozark Blueberry Pie
Blueberries grow well in this area, and this old-time recipe goes over well with pie eaters. It won first prize at the 1990 Missouri State Fair!
8 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Bake: 40 min.

Ingredients

  • FILLING:
  • 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • CRUST:
  • 2-2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mace
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 6 tablespoons ice water
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine first eight filling ingredients. Stir in
  • blueberries; set aside.
  • For crust, in another bowl combine the flour, salt and mace. Cut in
  • shortening until mixture is crumbly. Gradually add ice water, 1

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Ozark Blueberry Pie (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • tablespoon at a time, and toss with a fork until a ball is formed.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes or until easy to handle.
  • Divide pastry in half so that one ball is slightly large than the
  • other. Roll out large ball on a lightly floured surface to fit a
  • 9-in. pie plate.
  • Transfer pastry to pie plate. Trim pastry even with edge of plate.
  • Add the filling. Roll out remaining pastry to fit top of pie; place
  • over filling. Trim, seal and flute edges. Beat egg with water; brush
  • over crust. Cut slits in top.
  • Bake at 425° for 40 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 8
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 583 calories, 28 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 34 mg cholesterol, 386 mg sodium, 77 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 6 g protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.