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How-To Make a Simple Blueberry Pie with Homemade Filling

A classic dessert. Perfect for picnics!
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Slice of fresh blueberry pie on white plate with Pioneer Woman silverware fork
Prep Time:10 mins
Cook Time:45 mins
Total Time:55 mins


  • 1 pre-made refrigerated pie crust
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 6 cups fresh blueberries rinsed and strained
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 egg for the "wash"


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
    Pioneer Woman Pie Plate with bottom pie crust
  • In a large bowl, mix sugar, flour, and cinnamon using a fork or whisk.
    Blueberry pie filling dry ingredients, sugar, flour, and cinnamon
  • Gently toss the blueberries to coat with the flour mixture.
    Fresh blueberries tossed with flour, sugar, and cinnamon for blueberry pie filling
  • Spoon blueberry mixture into pastry-lined including any flour mixture that is left in the bowl.
    Homemade blueberry pie filling in bottom pie crust
  • Sprinkle the blueberry mixture with lemon juice and dot with pats of butter.
    fresh blueberry pie filling dotted with cold butter in pie crust in pie dish
  • Cover with top crust.
    Homemade fresh blueberry pie top and bottom crust with blueberry pie filling
  • Flute the edges and vent the pie crust. Simple cuts through the dough will suffice, or you can make a design. I like to add initials or simple cutouts to my pies.
    Fresh Blueberry pie ready for oven
  • Use a pastry brush and apply the egg wash to the top crust and the fluted edges of the pie.
  • Cover the pastry edge with aluminum foil strips and bake for 30 minutes. Remove foil and bake for an additional 15 minutes until pie top is a golden brown.


Serving: 0g | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Mary Beth