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three sisters pie

★★★★★ 7
a recipe by
Melissa Snow
Hillsboro, OR

When I saw the name of this recipe, I knew I had to try it. When I saw this it made me think of the 3 mountains in central Oregon called the three sisters. Plus, this pie has my favorite berries in it, so I knew it would be good.

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We fell in love with the mix of berries in this recipe: strawberries, raspberries and blueberries. Does it get any better?! Happy summer!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 7
serves 8 to 10
method Bake

Ingredients For three sisters pie

  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
  • 2/3 c
    vegetable shortening or lard
  • 6-7 Tbsp
    ice water
  • 1 1/2 c
    fresh or thawed unsweetened sliced strawberries
  • 1 1/2 c
    fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1 1/2 c
    fresh or frozen raspberries
  • 3 Tbsp
    corn starch
  • 1/4 c
    apple juice
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    unsalted butter, cut into bits

How To Make three sisters pie

  • 1
    Combine the flour and salt in a bowl. Cut in the shortening until the mixture is crumbly.
  • 2
    Add the water 1 tsp at a time, tossing with a fork until the pastry holds together.
  • 3
    Shape into two balls, one slightly larger than the other; flatten into disks.
  • 4
    Gently toss the strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries, with mixture of corn starch and apple juice in a bowl. Let stand for 15 minutes. Gently mix in the sugar and cinnamon.
  • 5
    Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
  • 6
    On a lightly floured surface, roll the larger pastry disk into a 12-inch circle. Fit it into a 9-inch pie pan leaving a 1-inch overhang.
  • 7
    Spoon in the filling and dot with the butter.
  • 8
    Roll the remaining disk into an 11-inch circle. Cut into 1/2 inch strips. Twist each strip.
  • 9
    Arrange the strips in a lattice pattern on top of the filling. Trim the ends and flute the edge.
  • 10
    Place on a cookie sheet and bake 15 minutes.
  • 11
    Reduce the temperature to 350 degrees and bake 55 more minutes or until the filling is bubbly and the crust is golden brown.
  • 12
    Serve warm with ice cream of course!

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