Bake-Off® Contest 23, 1972
LaMesa, California

Crunchy Crust Blueberry Swirl Pie

An ordinary can of pie filling becomes extraordinary in this beautiful dessert that’s a breeze to make.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 3 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

Crust

1/2
cup butter or margarine
3/4
cup all-purpose or self-rising flour
1/2
cup quick-cooking oats
1/2
cup chopped nuts
2
tablespoons sugar

Filling

1
box (4-serving size) lemon-flavored gelatin
1/2
cup boiling water
1
can (21 oz) blueberry pie filling
1/2
cup sour cream

Topping, if desired

Whipped cream

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Butter 9-inch glass pie plate.
  • 2 In 2 1/2-quart microwavable bowl, microwave 1/2 cup butter uncovered on High 30 seconds, adding 10 seconds as needed until butter melts. Stir in flour, oats, nuts and sugar. Press in bottom and side of pie plate. Bake 11 to 13 minutes or until edges are golden brown.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in 1 1/2-quart bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Stir in pie filling. Refrigerate until thickened, about 1 hour.
  • 4 Pour filling mixture into crust. Spoon sour cream by tablespoonfuls on top. Cut through sour cream and lightly fold filling over it, making swirls. Refrigerate 2 hours or until cold. Top individual servings with whipped cream. Cover and refrigerate any remaining pie.
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Butter 9-inch glass pie plate.
  • 2 In 2 1/2-quart microwavable bowl, microwave 1/2 cup butter uncovered on High 30 seconds, adding 10 seconds as needed until butter melts. Stir in flour, oats, nuts and sugar. Press in bottom and side of pie plate. Bake 11 to 13 minutes or until edges are golden brown.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in 1 1/2-quart bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Stir in pie filling. Refrigerate until thickened, about 1 hour.
  • 4 Pour filling mixture into crust. Spoon sour cream by tablespoonfuls on top. Cut through sour cream and lightly fold filling over it, making swirls. Refrigerate 2 hours or until cold. Top individual servings with whipped cream. Cover and refrigerate any remaining pie.

EXPERT TIPS

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Make sure to use quick-cooking oats in this recipe. Instant or old-fashioned oats will not work.

Mrs. Richard Furry, from La Mesa, CA, was one of the 100 finalists in Bake-Off® Contest 23, 1972.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
140mg
140%;
Total Carbohydrate
47g
47%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
31g
31%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 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; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.