Blackberry Pie in a Jar Recipe

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Dead of winter, and what do I find myself craving? That's right…. fresh blackberries. Maybe it's because we've been battling the flu, and I just needed a taste of summer. Or maybe my sweet tooth just craved something close to Mama's blackberry pie. Either way, this dessert is a delight and definitely gives just a glimpse of summer in the dead of winter.Blackberry pie in a jar recipe from MamaBuzz

I chose to make these in personal-sized jars for a Valentine treat. Homemade blackberry pie in a jarLong story, but I had a couple of flops with the recipe in the beginning. I originally intended to make pie pops, hence a separate crust recipe in which I cut out hearts, but quickly learned I need to improve on that recipe. Cut hearts out of pie crust doughSo, improvising came in handy and out came my jars. The pie crust is quite crumbly, but you should be able to shape little hearts if that's what you want to do; otherwise, you can just crumble a bit of crust on top.Personal Sized Blackberry Pie

Below you'll find a printable recipe. I hope you enjoy!Personal sized blackberry pie in a jar

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Blackberry Pie in a Jar

Blackberry Pie in a Jar


  • Short-Cut Pastry:
  • 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2/3 cup canola oil
  • 3 tbsp. skim milk
  • Blackberry Filling:
  • 2-3 cups fresh or frozen blackberries
  • 2 tbsp. butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp. cornstarch
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Pastry: Combine flour, sugar, and salt; sift. Whip oil and milk together with a fork, and pour over flour mixture. Mix with fork until all flour is moistened. Save out about 1/3 of mixture for top of pie. Press remaining dough evenly in jars, covering bottom and sides of the jars.
  2. Filling: Melt butter. If desired, you can puree part of the blackberries before mixing. Mix all ingredients together well.
  3. Pour filling into each pastry-lined jar. Add either a pastry heart or pastry crumbles to top of pies. Bake at 375° for about 30-40 minutes, or until crust begins to turn golden.
  4. Remove from oven and let cool for about 10 minutes. Dust lightly with powdered sugar. Serve and enjoy!

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10 thoughts on “Blackberry Pie in a Jar Recipe”

    • Marsha, these were small jelly jars I bought at Walmart, actually the Great Value brand. I filled 4 jars, but I had leftover crust that I stuck in the freezer for a later recipe. Thank you!


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