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Fresh Blueberry Pie

As a sweet finale to Father's meal, surprise him with this dessert-it'll remind him of the pies his mother used to make. "He doesn't have to know how simple it is!" says Nellie VanSickle of Silver Bay, New York.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh blueberries, divided
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Dash salt
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 pastry shell (9 inches), baked
  • Ice cream or whipped cream
  • Lemon zest strips, optional

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, combine 1 cup blueberries, water and butter; simmer for 4 minutes. Combine the sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon and salt; add to saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Stir in lemon juice and remaining blueberries.
  • Pour into pie shell. Chill for 2-3 hours. Serve with ice cream or whipped cream. Garnish with strips of lemon zest if desired. Refrigerate leftovers.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 258 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 134mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

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