Nana's Blueberry Pie

Deneece Gursky


Seems like all my fav's come from Nana, probably why I practically lived with her my whole life lol. Here is her blueberry pie. I use store bought crust here and add nanas "secret to making it tasty all the way to the ends" You can use your favorite pie crust recipe instead. I do have nana's but rarely have time now a days to actually make it : (


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6 cups fresh blueberries, washed and stemmed (for frozen defrost and drain well)
1/2 t lemon zest and 1 t lemon juice
1/2 c sugar
1/4 c flour
2 t butter cut in slices
1/4 t cinnamon
melted butter and cinnamon and sugar mix for crust
favorite pie crust for a top and bottom crust

How to Make Nana's Blueberry Pie


  • 1mix the blueberries, sugar, flour, cinnamon, lemon zest, and lemon juice in a large bowl. Careful not to bruise or squish berries.
  • 2Pour into bottom pie crust. Dot with butter.
  • 3Top with second pie crust and fold it over the edges of bottom crust and pinch to secure.
  • 4Refrigerate at least 30 minutes to firm up the dough.
  • 5Remove from frig and poke holes in top of pie with fork to allow steam out while baking.
  • 6Place pie on baking sheet in order to catch juices that may spill over and Bake in preheated 425 degree oven for about 20 minutes.
  • 7Reduce temperature to 350 and bake for 20 minutes more.
  • 8Remove pie and brush with melted butter. Sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar mix all over entire pie, making sure to get right to the edges (no one has ever left a crust on the plate from my pie since it tastes so delish)
  • 9return pie to oven and bake for additional ten minutes or until juices are thick and bubbling.
  • 10Remove pie and cool completely so it doesnt run when cut. (I do not like hot blueberries so I refrigerate mine after cooling and dont serve until its cold) Add a bit of cool whip or whip creme or ice cream and enjoy

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About Nana's Blueberry Pie

Course/Dish: Pies, Fruit Desserts

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