4th Of July Food Ideas 3

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What’s more American than PIE!  I enjoy making pies.  Many people are intimidated by the crust but if you follow my recipe here you will find it will never fail you.  Just remember not to handle the pie dough too much or it will become tough.

Blueberry Pie
The blue in your red, white, and blue desserts.
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Prep Time
1 hr
Prep Time
1 hr
Ingredients
  1. Pie Crust For Double Crust
  2. 5 Cups Fresh Blueberries, Rinsed
  3. 1 Cup Sugar
  4. 1/2 Cup Corn Starch
  5. 1 tsp. Salt
  6. 1/2 tsp. Cinnamon
  7. 2 Tbl. Butter, Cut into pieces
  8. 2 Tbl. Milk
  9. 1 Tbl. Sugar For Sprinkling
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Roll out pie dough and place into pie pan.
  3. Combine blueberries, sugar, salt, cornstarch, and cinnamon. Pour into crust.
  4. Dot with butter.
  5. Roll out second crust and place on top. Pinch edges together.
  6. Brush with milk and sprinkle with sugar.
  7. Bake 50 minutes. Cover with foil the last 20 minutes.
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Apple Pie
American Apple Pie
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Prep Time
1 hr
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
2 hr
Prep Time
1 hr
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
2 hr
Ingredients
  1. Pie Crust For a Double Crust
  2. 6-8 Granny Smith Apples, Cored, Peeled, and Sliced
  3. 2 tsp. Lemon Juice
  4. 3/4 Cup Sugar
  5. 1/2 Cup Flour
  6. 1/2 tsp. Salt
  7. 1 tsp. Cinnamon
  8. 1/2 tsp. Nutmeg
  9. 2 Tbl. Butter
  10. 2 Tbl. Milk
  11. 1/4 Cup Sugar And 1 Tsp. Cinnamon Combined To Sprinkle On Top
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Steam apples in boiling water and lemon juice for 10 minutes. Drain.
  3. Combine dry ingredients and then mix with apples
  4. Roll out pie dough and place in a pie pan. Trim edge.
  5. Add apple mixture.
  6. Top with butter cut into pieces.
  7. Add top crust. Seal edges.
  8. Brush with milk and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.
  9. Bake for 45 minutes. Cover with foil the last 20 minutes.
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Strawberry Pie
This pie will add the "red" to your red, white and blue desserts.
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Prep Time
30 min
Prep Time
30 min
Ingredients
  1. One Pre-Baked Deep Dish Pie Crust
  2. 3 Pounds Of Fresh Strawberries, Cleaned
  3. 1 1/2 Cups Water
  4. 1 1/2 Cups Sugar
  5. 1/2 Cup Corn Starch
  6. 1/2 Cup Powdered Strawberry Jello
Instructions
  1. Add strawberries to pie crust.
  2. Boil water, sugar, and corn starch until clear.
  3. Add jello and mix well.
  4. Pour over strawberries and refrigerate.
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Dru About Dru

There are so many things I could say but I will just start with the basics. Mother to 4. Grandmother to 11 (Yes, 11. All under the age of 9.) I am a former Army wife and we spent 15 years traveling around the world. It was such a thrill to have seen so many places and meeting lifetime friends. I spent many years working in the craft industry and love getting together with friends and creating. I have a lifelong love of thrift shops, antiques, and yard sales.

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  3. We love pies at my house! Thanks for sharing these with us at the Be.You.Tiful Link Party! We hope to see you again 🙂

  4. Keep up the great works guys I’ve added you guys to my own blogroll.

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