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Gooseberry Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Charlotte Jerger
Added: Saturday, June 23, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cans gooseberries ( water packed or in lite syrup),
1/2-1 C sugar to taste,
2-3 T cornstarch,
1/8 tsp salt,
1T butter,
pastry for double crust 9inch pie

Directions:
Directions:
preheat oven to 400 . drain syrup from can and reserve 1/2C liquid.
Combine sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Add reserved liquid and cook until thick.
Remove from heat and gently stir in gooseberries. Pour into pastry and dot with butter and quickly adjust top crust.
bake 30 min or until crust is browned.

( may add 1/4 tsp cinnamon, nutmeg or mace for flavor.) ( if using fresh gooseberries cook with water before making the pie filling.)

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
1 pie
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45min - 1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Grandma McKee made the crust using chicken fat or bacon grease for an especially flavorful crust then sprinkled with sugar.

All 6 of her grandsons loved this pie and so did her only grand-daughter, me!

 

 

 

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