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Retro Pies from the 1950s

Written Recipes

Vintage Recipes: 1950s Pies

This classic 1950s pie recipe is a delicious and easy-to-make dessert that will bring back memories of simpler times. The combination of sweet and tart flavors makes this pie a favorite for any occasion. Enjoy this classic recipe with your family and friends!


  • 1 9-inch unbaked pie crust
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine sugar, flour, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Mix until well blended.
  3. In a large bowl, combine blueberries, butter, and lemon juice. Mix until well blended.
  4. Add the sugar mixture to the blueberry mixture and mix until well blended.
  5. Pour the blueberry mixture into the unbaked pie crust.
  6. Bake for 40-45 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown and the filling is bubbly.
  7. Let cool before serving.

Nutritional Information:

  • Serving size: 1 slice
  • Calories: 250
  • Total fat: 10g
  • Saturated fat: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 20mg
  • Sodium: 150mg
  • Total carbohydrates: 37g
  • Dietary fiber: 2g
  • Sugars: 22g
  • Protein: 2g