Total Time
45mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 25 mins

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

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  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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