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Cherry-Red Raspberry Pie

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  3 reviews
  • 1 hr 20 min prep time
  • 4 hr 30 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Ruby red and luscious to boot, this fresh fruit pie dazzled state fair pie contest judges!

State Fair Pie Competition - 2008
Shelby McCreedy
Atlantic, Iowa

Ingredients

2
cups fresh red raspberries
1
cup pitted sour cherries
1 1/2
cups sugar
2
tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca
1
teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
tablespoon milk
1
teaspoon sugar

Steps

  • 1 In large bowl, gently toss raspberries and cherries. Add 1 1/2 cups sugar, the tapioca and lemon juice. Mix well; let stand 1 hour.
  • 2 Heat oven to 400°F. Place 1 pie crust in ungreased 9-inch glass pie plate. Spoon fruit mixture into pastry-lined pie plate; dot with butter. Cut remaining crust into 1-inch strips. To make top crust, place 5 to 7 strips pie crust across filling. Place cross-strips over tops of first strips. Crimp edges. Brush crust with milk; sprinkle with 1 teaspoon sugar. Cover edge of crust with 2- to 3-inch wide strips of foil to prevent excessive browning.
  • 3 Bake 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350°F; bake 40 to 45 minutes, removing foil after 10 minutes, until filling is bubbly and crust is golden brown. Cool completely on cooling rack, about 2 hours.
  • 1 In large bowl, gently toss raspberries and cherries. Add 1 1/2 cups sugar, the tapioca and lemon juice. Mix well; let stand 1 hour.
  • 2 Heat oven to 400°F. Place 1 pie crust in ungreased 9-inch glass pie plate. Spoon fruit mixture into pastry-lined pie plate; dot with butter. Cut remaining crust into 1-inch strips. To make top crust, place 5 to 7 strips pie crust across filling. Place cross-strips over tops of first strips. Crimp edges. Brush crust with milk; sprinkle with 1 teaspoon sugar. Cover edge of crust with 2- to 3-inch wide strips of foil to prevent excessive browning.
  • 3 Bake 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350°F; bake 40 to 45 minutes, removing foil after 10 minutes, until filling is bubbly and crust is golden brown. Cool completely on cooling rack, about 2 hours.

Expert Tips

For a beautiful presentation, add a dollop of whipped cream to each slice and top with three fresh raspberries or a single fresh cherry with stem on.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
430
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
23%
Saturated Fat
7g
34%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
280mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
70g
23%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
41g
41%
Protein
2g
2%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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