Three Beary Pie Recipe

Summertime brings sunshine, warm days and an abundance of juicy berries. Not sure about your garden, but ours is overflowing this year, so we decided to whip together our own “Three Beary Pie,” which includes black and red raspberries and strawberries.

It was easy to make. Delicious to eat. And, pairs well with a scoop of ice cream. But, really, what doesn’t taste good with ice cream?

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Crust for 10-inch pie

Make two, one for top and one for bottom. For each crust use:

1 ¾ cups whole wheat pastry flour (or 1 ¼ regular flour and ½ cup whole wheat flour)

1 teaspoon salt

½ cup salad oil (I use part canola and part extra virgin olive oil)

3 tablespoon cold water


  1. Measure flour and salt into bowl
  2. Add oil and stir
  3. Stir in water 1 tablespoon at a time
  4. Place two overlapping sheets of wax paper on countertop (they stick better if countertop is slightly damp)
  5. Place dough on wax paper and cover with two more overlapping sheets of wax paper. Roll out to 2-inch bigger than pie crust
  6. Carefully peel off top sheets of wax paper and place in pie plate, then peel off remaining sheets of wax paper


3 cups red raspberries

1 ½ cups black raspberries or blackberries

1 ½ cups strawberries

¾ cup Three Bears Honey

6 tablespoon corn starch

½ teaspoon cinnamon

½ teaspoon nutmeg


  1. Clean berries, slice strawberries, and place in bowl
  2. Mix cornstarch, cinnamon, nutmeg
  3. Stir honey into cornstarch and spices
  4. Stir corn starch-honey mixture into berries and place on first pie crust
  5. Top with remaining pie crust
  6. Pinch edges of pie crusts together to seal and cover edge with foil to prevent overbrowning
  7. Cut slits in top pie crust for steam to escape
  8. Bake in pre-heated over at 425 for 30 minutes, then reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake an additional 12-15 minutes or until crust is lightly brown
  9. Serve warm or cold. Pie will set up as it cools

Published by Three Bears Honey Co.

For more than 35 years, Three Bears Honey Co. has been supplying completely pure, unfiltered honey. Three Bears Honey Co. is a family owned business located in Moorhead, Minnesota — the heart of the Red River Valley. The honey comes from basswood flower, sweet clover and wildflower.

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