Dress up a storebought fruit pie with our Southern cornmeal streusel. Your guests will think the whole thing's from scratch, especially since you'll serve it from your own pieplate.

Recipe by Oxmoor House May 2002


Recipe Summary

1 (10") pie


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Instructions Checklist
  • Stir together first 6 ingredients in a medium bowl; stir in cheese. Gently work in butter with fingertips until mixture forms large crumbs. Cover and chill 30 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, remove frozen pie from aluminum pieplate and place in an ungreased 10" deep-dish pieplate. Cut slits in top crust according to package directions. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 50 minutes. Remove from oven. Sprinkle cornmeal streusel over pie, mounding slightly in center. Bake, uncovered, 20 to 25 more minutes or until browned and bubbly. Cool in pieplate on a wire rack at least 30 minutes before serving.


Christmas with Southern Living 2002