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Easy Cranberry Chiffon Pie Recipe

“I received this from my grandmother a couple of years ago,” says April Easler of Norridgewock, Maine. “She's a cool grandmother.” And so is this pie! You'll love the creamy tartness of the cranberry whipped filling!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups reduced-calorie reduced-sugar cranberry juice
  • 1 package (.6 ounce) sugar-free raspberry gelatin
  • 1 can (14 ounces) jellied cranberry sauce
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen reduced-fat whipped topping, thawed, divided
  • 1 extra-servings-size graham cracker crust (9 ounces)
  • 10 fresh raspberries

Directions

  • 1. In a microwave-safe bowl, heat cranberry juice on high for 2-3 minutes or until boiling; add gelatin and stir until dissolved. Cover and refrigerate for 45-60 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  • 2. In a large bowl, beat cranberry sauce for 1-2 minutes or until smooth. Gradually beat in gelatin mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 45 minutes or until thickened.
  • 3. Refrigerate 10 tablespoons whipped topping for garnish. Stir half of the remaining whipped topping into cranberry mixture; fold in remaining whipped topping. Spread filling evenly into crust. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
  • 4. Cut into slices; top each with 1 tablespoon whipped topping and a raspberry. Yield: 10 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 256 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 194 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.