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Blueberry Pie

Ingredients:

  • 5 cups fresh blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 (15 ounce) package refrigerated pie crusts
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon sugar

Method:

  1. Sprinkle berries with lemon juice; set aside.
  2. Fit half of pastry in a 9-inch pie plate according to package directions.
  3. Combine 1 cup sugar and next 3 ingredients (flour, salt, cinnamon); add to berries, stirring well.
  4. Pour into pastry shell, and dot with butter.
  5. Unfold remaining pastry on a lightly floured surface; roll gently with rolling pin to remove creases in pastry.
  6. Place pastry over filling; seal and crimp edges with a fork.
  7. Cut slits in top of crust to allow steam to escape.
  8. Brush top of pastry with beaten egg, and sprinkle with 1 teaspoon sugar.
  9. Bake at 400° for 35 minutes or until golden.
  10. Cover edges with aluminum foil to prevent over browning, if necessary.

Serve with vanilla ice cream, if desired.

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