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Super Bowl recipes 2013: Blackberry pie for dessert

Instead of bringing another dip or appetizer to your Super Bowl party, try bringing a dessert. Here's a recipe for a delicious blackberry pie -- sure to be a hit this Sunday at your Super Bowl party.

Christopher Lee

Every Super Bowl party has plenty of appetizers -- nachos, wings, chips, the works. However, Super Bowl parties often seem to lack good desserts -- but don't worry, we're here to help. shares an excellent blackberry pie recipe, and really, who doesn't like a good blackberry pie?

The ingredients are quite simple, and can be found at almost all grocery stores. You'll need four cups of fresh blackberries, ½ cup of white sugar, ½ cup of all purpose flour, two tablespoons of milk, ¼ cup of white sugar and a pastry for a 9-inch crust pie.

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Now that you have your ingredients, you're ready to bake yourself and your guests a Super Bowl pie.

First, preheat your oven to 425°. Easy, right?

The rest is all quite simple, too:

  1. Combine 3½ cups berries with the sugar and flour. Spoon the mixture into an unbaked pie shell. Spread the remaining ½ cup berries on top of the sweetened berries, and cover with the top crust. Seal and crimp the edges, and cut vents in the top crust for steam to escape.
  2. Brush the top crust with milk, and sprinkle with ¼ cup sugar.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes. Reduce the temperature of the oven to 375-degrees F (190-degrees C), and bake for an additional 20 to 25 minutes, or until the filling is bubbly and the crust is golden brown. Cool on wire rack.

See? You, too, can be a master baker. Just follow these simple instructions, and you'll be able to serve up a pie to a that the entire party will remember. Whichever way the score falls, it's pie -- good pie -- so everybody wins.

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