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Glazed Blueberry Pie

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Ingredients
  Single crust pie pastry 1
  Pastry 1 (For Single Crust Pie)
  Cream cheese 3 Ounce, softened (1 Package)
  Blueberries 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Cornstarch 3 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Unsweetened whipped cream 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Prepare and roll out pastry.
Line a 9-inch pie plate.
Trim pastry 1/2 inch beyond edge of pie plate.
Flute edge; prick pastry.
Bake in 450° oven for 10 to 12 minutes or till golden.
Cool.
Meanwhile, cut daisy-shapes from pastry trimmings.
Bake cutouts on baking sheet in 450° oven about 3 minutes or till golden.
Set aside to cool.
Spread cream cheese in bottom of cooled pastry shell.
Chill.
Spread 3 cups of the blue berries atop cream cheese.
In saucepan combine remaining 1 cup blueberries and the water; bring just to boiling.
Reduce heat; simmer berries 2 minutes.
Sieve cooked mixture (it should yield 1/2 to 2/3 cup).
Combine sugar and cornstarch; gradually stir in sieved blue berry mixture.
Cook, stirring constantly, till thickened and bubbly.
Cool slightly; stir in lemon juice.
Pour over blueberries in pie shell.
Cover; chill.
Arrange cutouts atop.
Garnish with whipped cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Blueberry

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