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Cranberry Apple-Nut Pie Recipe

Cranberry Apple-Nut Pie Recipe

Wedges of this tangy Christmas-red pie are a feast for the eyes and the taste buds.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries, chopped
  • 1-3/4 cups sliced peeled tart apples
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 1-3/4 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Pastry for double-crust pie (9 inches)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 400°. Combine cranberries, apples, almonds and orange peel. In another bowl, mix sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt; add to fruit mixture and toss gently.
  • 2. On a lightly floured surface, roll one half of dough to a 1/8-in.-thick circle; transfer to a 9-in. pie plate. Trim pastry even with rim. Add filling. Drizzle with butter. Roll remaining dough to a 1/8-in.-thick circle. Place over filling. Trim, seal and flute edge. Cut slits in top.
  • 3. Bake until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly, 45-50 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 517 calories, 20g fat (8g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 267mg sodium, 81g carbohydrate (50g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.

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lagavin User ID: 6133067 32154
Reviewed Dec. 28, 2013

"Delicious! I made a butter crust for it, and used orange marmalade instead of orange zest. Cut back on the sugar to 1 2/3 cup because of the marmalade. Looks awesome and tastes awesome!"

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