Step by Step Guides

How to make a green grape pie
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Adapted from Wildflower Magazine Spring 2008 VOL. 24, NO. 3.

Step 1

Pick mustang grapes before their seeds have fully formed. Wear gloves to protect sensitive skin.


Step 2

Place two to three parts grapes, one part sugar and on part water in a pot and simmer.


Step 3

Once the grapes becomes soft, stir in half a stick of butter. a dash of salt and one tablespoon of cornstarch or flour.


Step 4

Pour mixture into an unbaked piecrust and top with remaining dough. Pinch edges together and perforate top crust.


Step 5

Bake for about one hour at 350 degrees or until crust is golden brown. Remove from the oven and allow to cool.


Step 6

Top with a dash of cinnamon and whipped cream or ice cream if desired. Enjoy!

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