Goosecherry Pie

Tart cherries and gooseberries are spiced with a dash of woodsy nutmeg in this 1st-place state fair pie winner.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 2 hr 55 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
4
tablespoons cornstarch
1/8
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon nutmeg
2
cans (15 oz each) gooseberries, drained and 1/2 cup syrup reserved
1
can (14.5 oz) tart red cherries, drained
1
tablespoon cold butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Make pie crusts as directed on box for Two-Crust Pie using 9-inch glass pie plate. In 2-quart saucepan, mix sugars, cornstarch, salt and nutmeg; stir in reserved gooseberry syrup. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 6 to 7 minutes or until thickened. Stir in gooseberries and cherries.
  • 2 Pour into crust-lined plate; dot with butter. Top with second crust and flute; cut slits in several places. Cover crust edge with strips of foil to prevent excessive browning; bake 15 minutes.
  • 3 Remove foil; bake 20 to 25 minutes longer or until golden brown. Cool at least 2 hours before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    410
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    14g
    14%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    340mg
    340%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    72g
    72%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    41g
    41%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    8%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    6%;
    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; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    5
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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