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Don’t be scared. This Hauntingly Delicious Boo Berry Pie for #HalloweenTreatsWeek is easier to make than you may think and I’m excited to show you exactly how to do it. Oh, by the way, make sure you turn up the volume on the video for the full, freaky, and fun effect!!

Welcome to day one of #HalloweenTreatsWeek, and don’t forget to scroll down, all the way to the bottom for your chance to win some great prizes supplied by our sponsors for this event!

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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. 

**Disclaimer – This post and recipe were created for #HalloweenTreatsWeek! I was sent samples by some of the sponsor companies but as always the opinions I share are 100% my own.

**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. 

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. - kudoskitchenbyrenee.com

The ingredient list for making Boo Berry Pie;

  • deep dish pie crust
  • flat-rolled refrigerated pie crust
  • all-purpose flour 
  • fresh blackberries
  • fresh blueberries
  • ground cinnamon
  • orange zest
  • orange juice
  • almond extract
  • butter
  • tapioca
  • sugar (I use Dixie Crystals)
  • salt
  • egg
  • gel fool color; white, red, purple, green, orange, yellow, and black (I use Wilton)

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

    • large bowl
    • measuring cups
    • measuring spoons
    • sharp paring knife
    • paper cups or tiny bowls for mixing colors
    • paint brush
    • measuring cup with a pour spout
    • baking sheet
    • parchment paper
    • offset spatula 

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. - kudoskitchenbyrenee.com

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.

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Below is the printable recipe card for today’s Hauntingly Delicious 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
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*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 34mg 11%
Sodium 84mg 4%
Potassium 67mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 12g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 4.4%
Vitamin C 11.5%
Calcium 1.2%
Iron 2.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

I sincerely hope you’ve enjoyed today’s Hauntingly Delicious Boo Berry Pie for #HalloweenTreatsWeek as much as I’ve enjoyed bringing it to you!

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MORE fun and spooky Halloween recipes by this year’s group of #HalloweenTreatsWeek food bloggers, PLUS the exciting giveaway promotion that you can enter for your chance to win some pretty awesome prizes supplied by our sponsored brands; Dixie Crystals, Adam’s Extract, Wilton, Sweets and Treats Shop, and Treat Streat USA! Thank you all for your sponsorship and for the products you’ve supplied for this event!!

Check out the amazing #HalloweenTreatsWeek recipes from our bloggers today!

Happy Halloween! We hope you’re ready for a spooktacular event as we celebrate Halloween with the first annual #HalloweenTreatsWeek event hosted by Angie from Big Bear’s Wife. This haunting week-long event is filled with fantastic Halloween treats, recipes and some frightfully fun giveaways.

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For our very first #HalloweenTreatsWeek event we have 30 talented bloggers that are sharing their favorite Halloween recipes throughout the week! There are going to be over 100 Halloween themed recipes shared during this year’s #HalloweenTreatsWeek and we can’t wait for you to see them all!

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Prize #1 — Dixie Crystals is giving away one (1) Instant Pot (8 Qt) to one lucky winner!

 

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Prize #2 — Adam’s Extract is giving away – 1 Gift Pack – including Pure Vanilla Extract, Ground Cinnamon, Caramel Extract, Almond Extract, Pumpkin Pie Dip Mix and Adam’s Best Twice as strong Vanilla

 

 

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Prize #3 —Wilton is giving away a Wilton Gift Pack – including – Halloween Cookie House Bat, Tombstone and Skull 3-Piece Cookie Cutter Set, Halloween Skull Tube Pan, Zombie Cupcake Liners, Skull Sugar Decorations

 

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Prize #4 — Sweets and Treats Shop is giving away 1 (one) 1.5lb Sprinkle Mix Kit from their shop

 

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Disclaimer: These posts and recipes are part of the week-long event, #HalloweenTreatsWeek but all opinions are 100% mine! We would like to Thank our amazing sponsors: Dixie Crystals, Adam’s Extract, Wilton, Sweets and Treats Shop and Treat Street USA ! These wonderful sponsors provided the prize packs for our giveaways and also sent samples and products to the #HalloweenTreatsWeek bloggers to use in their recipes.

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16 Comments

  1. This pie is simply scary ..I mean delicious looking (lol) and perfect for Halloween get-togethers. Your directions make it look easy and so much fun to put together. I bet kids would have a ball cutting out the shapes and getting to paint them.

  2. Holy Fright! You have knocked this ghostly dessert right out of the park; what a fun and creative idea for Halloween!

  3. I am always soooo blown away by your talents! This looks amazing. I’m not sure I could cut into it!

  4. This is such a beautiful pie, Renee! You make it look easy!! 😉

  5. This is amazing! You are really creative!

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

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

    • 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 😉

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