Paper Bag Purple Plum Pie

virginia duncan


Found this is an old Favorite Recipes of Presbyterian Women Cookbook 1968. From Betty Duncans' recipe drawer.


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40 Min
1 Hr


  • 4 c
    fresh purple plums
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1
    unbaked pie shell
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 stick
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 tsp

How to Make Paper Bag Purple Plum Pie


  1. Remove seeds from plums; cut each in half crosswise. combine plums with dry ingredients, 1/2 c. sugar, 1/4 c. flour, 1/4 tsp. salt, 1/4 tsp nutmeg. Place plum mixture in pastry shell. Add lemon juice.
  2. TOPPING: Cut butter into dry ingredients, 1/2 c. flour, 1/2 c. sugar and 1/2 tsp. cinnamon. Sprinkle over filling. Place pie in large paper bag. Fasten open end by folding over 2 times and stapling 3 or 4 times. Place bag on cookie sheet. Bake 1 hour at 450 dgrees. Remove from oven; leave in bag a few minutes until juice stops boiling. Serve warm or cold.

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About Paper Bag Purple Plum Pie

Course/Dish: Pies Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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