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Cranberry Walnut Pie Recipe

Cranberry Walnut Pie Recipe

Here’s a wonderful dessert for Christmas or Thanksgiving. With ruby-red color and a golden lattice crust, this pie looks as good as it tastes. —Diane Everett, Dunkirk, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (12 ounces) fresh or frozen cranberries, thawed
  • 1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • Dash salt
  • Pastry for double-crust pie (9 inches)

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 375°. Place cranberries in a food processor; cover and process until finely chopped. Transfer to a large bowl; stir in brown sugar, walnuts, melted butter, flour, orange peel and salt.
  • 2. On a lightly floured surface, roll one half of pastry dough to a 1/8-in.-thick circle; transfer to a 9-in. pie plate. Trim pastry to 1/2 in. beyond rim of plate. Add filling.
  • 3. Roll remaining dough to a 1/8-in.-thick circle; cut into 1/2-in.-wide strips. Arrange over filling in a lattice pattern. Trim and seal strips to edge of bottom pastry; flute edge. Cover edges loosely with foil.
  • 4. Bake 30 minutes. Remove foil; bake 20-25 minutes or until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 672 calories, 38 g fat (19 g saturated fat), 75 mg cholesterol, 391 mg sodium, 79 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 7 g protein.