Fruit pie made from green seedless grapes

This recipe came originally from the Los Angeles Times Magazine. It's unusual: I'd never before thought of using grapes in a pie before. But it's good!


(1 pie)


  1. Preheat oven to
  2. Combine cracker crumbs, 3 Tbsp sugar, and butter.
  3. Reserve 1/4 cup of this crumb mixture and press the rest into a 9-inch pie pan.
  4. Bake at for 8 minutes. Allow to cool.
  5. Dissolve cornstarch and 2/3 cup sugar in cold water in saucepan. Add grapes, and bring to boil, stirring constantly.
  6. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the lemon juice. cool.
  7. Spoon this filling into the baked and cooled crust. Mix sour cream with 1 Tbsp sugar and vanilla and spread over pie. Sprinkle with reserved crumbs. Serve.


Difficulty: easy to moderate (burns easily).
Time: 30 minutes.
Precision: approximate measurement OK.


Michelle Berteig 
Caltech, Pasadena, California, USA 
Recipe last modified: 28 Oct 87

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