*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                         Individual Berry Cobblers
 
 Recipe By     : COOKING LIVE CL8709
 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cooking Live                     Desserts
                 Fruits
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         For pastry stars:
    2      Sheets        frozen puff pastry -- thawed
    1      Large         egg yolk
    1      Tablespoon    water
                         For berry mixture:
      1/3  Cup           water
    3      Tablespoons   fresh lemon juice
    3 1/2  Tablespoons   cornstarch
    5      cups          fresh blackberries -- about 5 half-pints
    5      cups          fresh raspberries -- about 4 half-pints
    2 1/2  cups sugar    or to taste
                         Accompaniment:
                         Ice cream
 
 
  Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
 
 Make pastry stars:
 Mix together the egg yolk and water and reserve.
 Lightly flour rolling pin and work surface.Roll pastry sheets
 into a 14x13-inch rectangle. Using star shaped cutter (any size)
 cut out 24 stars. Divide evenly,in a single layer,between 2 baking sheets,
 in one layer. Place in freezer for 5 minutes.
 
 Remove baking sheets from freezer. Brush each pastry star
 lightly with some egg wash.Bake in middle and lower third of oven about 5
 minutes. To bake evenly switch baking sheets and continue to bake until
 stars are puffed and golden brown,about 5-10 minutes more.
 Transfer to a rack and let cool completely. (Pastry stars may be made 2
 days ahead.Store in a sealed plastic bag at room
 temperature.)
 Make berry mixture:
 
 In a large bowl whisk the water, lemon juice, and cornstarch
 until combined well. Add berries and sugar, tossing gently.
 Divide berry mixture evenly into eight 1 1/2-cup shallow
 ramekins.Put into 2 shallow baking pans. Bake berries in middle and lower
 thirds of oven 25 minutes and cool slightly.
 
 Top cobblers with stars and a scoop of ice cream. Serve hot or warm.
 
 
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