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Hey, Boo! Don’t be scared. This hauntingly delicious Boo Berry Pie is easier to make than you may think, and I’m excited to show you exactly how to do it.

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Boo Berry Pie is a delicious mixed berry pie with orange zest and orange juice to kick up the flavor.

To make things simple I’ve used a store-bought deep dish pie crust and a flat-rolled refrigerated crust for the easy cut out shapes.

If it looks scary or intimidating to make, I hope you’ll stick with me because I’ll walk you through the entire process of just how simple it is to recreate. 

Oh, by the way, make sure you turn up the volume on the video for Boo Berry Pie so you get the full freaky fun effect!!

**Please Note – The printable recipe card with detailed instructions and complete ingredient measurements for making Boo Berry Pie is available near the end of this post. 

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The ingredient list for making Boo Berry Pie;

**Note – The following lists of ingredients plus kitchen tools and equipment contain affiliate links (highlighted in blue) for your consideration and shopping convenience.

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The tools and equipment needed to make Boo Berry Pie are as follows;

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Tips and tricks for making Boo Berry Pie with painted pie crust;

  • First and foremost…Have fun with it!!!
  • Keep your flat pie crust as cold as possible so it cuts better.
  • Don’t worry about perfection, if you’re nervous about cutting out shapes freehand, draw your images on a sheet of paper then place them on top of your pie crust and cut around them.
  • Make sure to wash your paintbrush in water before changing colors.
  • For more vivid colors, paint 2 coats of color on each item.
  • Add water to affix the pieces together, but you can move them around first until you’re happy with their placement.
  • Make it as detailed as possible, OR keep it simple with only one, or two, ghosts if desired. It’s your pie and you can make it however you like.
  • Place the decorated pie on a baking sheet before baking in case the filling bubbles over.
  • The colors of the gel egg wash will intensify slightly during baking.
  • While the pie is baking, keep an eye on it and if the outer crust looks like it’s getting too brown, cover the outer pie crust with foil.
  • After the pie has baked and cooled, use a detail paintbrush and the black egg wash to add the faces on the ghosts and pumpkin.

Can Boo Berry Pie be made ahead and frozen?

Yes! I’ve done it several times.

After the pie has baked and cooled completely, wrap it well in several layers of plastic wrap.

Freeze for up to two months.

To serve after freezing:

Thaw the unwrapped pie completely at room temperature.

To warm, place the thawed pie in a low preheated 325-degree oven for 15 minutes prior to serving.

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Below is the printable recipe card for today’s Halloween Boo Berry Pie

If you’ve enjoyed this recipe and look forward to making it (or have already made it), I’d appreciate if you’d take a moment to give it some feedback by way of stars near the comment section at the end of this post. Thank you so much!

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Hauntingly Delicious Boo Berry Pie - kudoskitchenbyrenee.com
Hauntingly Delicious Boo Berry Pie
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 30 mins
 
Don’t be scared. This Hauntingly Delicious Boo Berry Pie is easier to make than you may think and I’m excited to show you exactly how to do it.
Course: Dessert, Dessert – Halloween
Cuisine: American
Keyword: boo berry pie, decorated Halloween pie
Servings: 8 slices
Calories: 140 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1 deep dish pie shell
  • ½ cup fresh blackberries
  • cups fresh blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon fresh orange zest
  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup tapioca
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter softened
  • 1 refrigerated flat pie crust
  • 1 large egg
  • gel food color red, white, purple, green, orange, black, yellow
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350-degrees.

To make the pie;
  1. In a large bowl, stir together the blueberries, blackberries, orange zest, orange juice, almond extract, salt, tapioca, and sugar.

  2. Pour the berry filling evenly into a deep dish pie crust. Dot the top of the blueberries with the softened butter. Set aside. 

To make the decorated crust;
  1. Lightly flour a cutting surface and roll or press out a 9″ flat refrigerated crust.

  2. Use a sharp paring knife to cut out your desired shapes. Use a spatula to gently place the shapes on top of the pie filling, moving them around until you’re happy with their placement.

  3. Use a light amount of water to affix the shapes together.

  4. Mix one egg with 1 tablespoon of water in a measuring cup with a pour spout.

  5. Add approximately 2 teaspoons of eggwash into very small cups (cut paper cups work well for this) for each different of gel color you’re using. Mix each color well.

  6. Use a clean paintbrush to paint the details onto each cut pie crust piece. Two coats may be needed for more intense color, if desired. **Note – Make sure to clean the paint brush with clean water between each color change.

  7. Place the pie onto a baking sheet and bake in a preheated oven for (approximately) 60 minutes, or until the juices ooze slightly, and the outer pie crust is golden in color. *Note – if the outer pie crust turns golden too quickly, cover the outer rim of the pie crust with foil.

  8. Cool on a cooling rack. When the pie is completely cool, add the faces to the ghosts and pumpkin with the black eggwash and a small detail brush if desired.

  9. Refrigerate until ready to serve.  Serve chilled or at room temperature.

Recipe Notes

Tools and equipment;

large bowl, wooden spoon, measuring cups, measuring spoons, microplane or zester, baking sheet, paring knife, paper cups or small bowls, paintbrush, detail paintbrush, paper towels, spatula or offset spatula, water bowl.

Nutrition Facts
Hauntingly Delicious Boo Berry Pie
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 140 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 34mg11%
Sodium 84mg4%
Potassium 67mg2%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 220IU4%
Vitamin C 9.5mg12%
Calcium 12mg1%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

I sincerely hope you’ve enjoyed today’s fun and freaky Halloween Boo Berry pie as much as I’ve enjoyed bringing it to you!

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Nellie Tracy

Wednesday 4th of September 2019

LOVE this pie! So fun for Halloween parties!

Renée

Wednesday 4th of September 2019

Thank you, Nellie! It's great fun! The kids love it, and so do the grownups. :)

Denay DeGuzman

Wednesday 4th of September 2019

Wow! This has to be the cutest Halloween pie I've ever seen. Simply stunning. I'd love to make one for my nieces and nephews this Halloween season.

Renée

Wednesday 4th of September 2019

I hope you do, Denay. If you do, please tag me on Instagram as I'd love to see your finished pie! Have fun baking! Renee

Christie

Monday 8th of October 2018

I'm jealous of your pie abilities. This one is another stunner! Super creative and delicious looking.

Renée

Monday 8th of October 2018

No reason to be jealous. I do believe anyone can do it. Just have fun and don't put pressure on yourself to make it perfect. Have fun and you'll be successful. Thank you for the compliment though ;)

Jenni

Friday 5th of October 2018

I always love your painted crust pies, and I really love your haunted house and ghosties on this one!

Renée

Friday 5th of October 2018

Thank you so much, Jenni! I think you also know how much fun these are for me to make. It's a tough job but somebody has to do it. LOL

Toni | Boulder Locavore

Thursday 4th of October 2018

This is amazing! You are really creative!

Renée

Friday 5th of October 2018

Thank you, Toni. I really love what I do so its great fun for me!

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