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Fresh Berry Crumb Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Gail Hagen
Added: Friday, August 21, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Crumb Crust Topping

1 cup hazelnuts or almonds (about 4 ounces)
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup chilled butter, cut into small pieces (1 1/2 sticks)

Filling:

1/2 cup granulated sugar
1-1/2 Tbsp cornstarch
2 pints fresh berries, (blueberries, raspberries, strawberries)

Directions:
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. To prepare crumb crust spread nuts in a medium baking pan. Roast the nuts, stirring occasionally, until toasted about 10 minutes.
2. Remove nuts from the oven and turn out onto a cloth towel. Rub off and discard the papery skins. Increase oven temp to 450 degrees.
3. In a food processor process nuts until finely ground.
4. In large bowl, mix together the nuts, flour and sugar. Using a pastry blender, cut the butter into the flour mixture until coarse crumbs form.
5. Using fingers, evenly press half of the crumb crust mixture into the bottom and sides of an 8 or 9 inch tart pan.
6 To prepare filling, in a medium bowl, mix together the sugar and the cornstarch. Gently fold in the berries. Spoon the berry mixture into the crust, spreading evenly.
7. Sprinkle the berry mixture evenly with the remaining crumb crust topping.
8. Bake until topping is golden and filling is bubbly. 30 minutes. Transfer the pan to wire rack to cool for 10 minutes. Serve warm

 

 

 

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