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Grain-Free Mini Pies

Ingredients

  • 1 recipe perfect grain-free pie crust see notes for link!
  • 2 cups berries coarsely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon arrowroot starch
  • 1 teaspoon organic lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla paste or extract
  • 1 large egg

Instructions

  • Make crust; cut and press into 6-7 small 3 1/2-inch ramekins. (Keep about 1/3 of dough for lattice-work on top of pies.) Chill dough.
  • Preheat oven to 375°.
  • Mix together berries, sugar, arrowroot, lemon zest, and vanilla. Spoon mixture evenly into ramekins. Top berries with lattice-work of remaining dough.
  • Place ramekins on a baking sheet. Beat egg in a small bowl; brush tops of pastry crust with beaten egg. Bake at 375° for 22-25 minutes or until tops are golden and bottom crust is cooked.

Notes