Blueberry Pie "New Recipe"

Ingredients

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

Instructions

1 _ SPRINKLE berries with lemon juice; set aside.

2 _ FIT half of pastry in a 9-inch pieplate according to package directions.

3 _ COMBINE 1 cup sugar and next 3 ingredients; 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.

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 BAKE at 400° for 35 minutes or until golden.

9 _ Cover edges with aluminum foil to prevent overbrowning, if necessary.

10 _ Serve with vanilla ice cream, if desired.

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