Basic Blueberry Pie

Both the Chosa's of Azul Dolce and Jeff and Don of J & D Blueberrry Farm have bumper crops of blueberries right now, so buy some for now and some to freeze to make this Basic Blueberry Pie Filling year-round. Feeling ambitious? Forego the premade crust, and use this pie dough recipe from Nate 'Nola Pie Guy' Winner to make the perfect blueberry pie!


  • 4 cups blueberries
  • 1/2 cup sugar (or more if desired)
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice


In a medium saucepan, combine blueberries, sugar, cornstarch, butter, and lemon juice. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved. Bring to a boil over medium heat, then reduce heat and simmer until mixture thickens. Be sure to keep stirring until mixture reaches desired consistency. Cool filling before pouring into a baked pie crust.

Makes filling for 1 9-inch pie

Recipe compliments of Miss-Lou Blueberry Growers Assocation



  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 6 tablespoons water
  • 8 oz. butter
  • 3 cups (minus 2 tabespoons) of all purpouse flour


Bring butter to room temperature. Disolve salt in the water. Add salted water and flour to butter and mix in a large bowl until combined. Refridgerate for three hours or overnight.

Recipe compliments of Nate 'NOLA Pie Guy' Winner

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