Bubbly or Gather Pies

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READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Evamyth

These pies are from Anne McCaffrey's Pern Books. This recipe comes from "The Dragonlover's Guide to Pern".

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Crust: Cut the butter into chunks.
  2. Combine the dry ingredients in a bowl.
  3. Work the butter gently into the dry mixture with a fork until pieces the size of peas form.
  4. Sprinkle the water over and work it in.
  5. (Do not overwork the dough.) Form the dough into a ball.
  6. Filling: Gently toss berries with sweetening and klah bark in a large bowl.
  7. Sprinkle citrus juice over mixture.
  8. Spoon berries into crust and dot with butter.
  9. For twelve gather pies: 1 crust recipe, 1 beaten egg, 1/2 filling recipe.
  10. Roll out dough on a floured surface to a 1/8 inch thickness.
  11. Using a 3-inch cookie cutter, cut out 24 circles.
  12. Lay out 12 on a lightly greased cookie sheet.
  13. Divide filling among circles, spooning approximately 2-3 tablespoons into the center of each, leaving a 1/4 inch border.
  14. Brush the border with egg.
  15. Lay the second circle on top of each pie, and press edges together with a fork all teh way around.
  16. (Stretch the top crust gently to fit if necessary.) If desired, mix together 1/4 cup water with 1 1/2 tbsp sweetening; brush top of each pie with mixture for a sugary glaze.
  17. Witha knife, cut three or four short slits in the top of each pie.
  18. Bake at 400F for 20-25 minutes, until crust is golden.
  19. Slide gently off cookie sheet with spatula.

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