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There's a cornucopia of fall flavor baked into this eye-pleasing pie. Even my husband, who isn't a cranberry fan, loves it. By using frozen berries, I can make it year-round.
Recommended: 10 Fun Treats for Fall
MAKES:
6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 35 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES:
6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 35 min. Bake: 40 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) crushed pineapple
  • 1 package (12 ounces) fresh or frozen cranberries, chopped
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Pastry for double-crust pie (9 inches)

Directions

Drain pineapple, reserving 1/4 cup juice. Set pineapple aside. In a large saucepan, combine the cranberries, sugars and pineapple juice. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 5 minutes or until cranberries have popped.
Combine flour and pineapple; add to cranberry mixture. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in the butter, nuts, almond extract if desired and salt. Cool.
Line a 9-in. pie plate with bottom pastry; trim to 1 in. beyond edge of pie plate. Add filling. Roll out remaining pastry to fit top of pie; place over filling. Trim, seal and flute edges. Cut slits in top. Bake at 400° for 40-45 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Harvest Pie in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2000, p42

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 538 calories, 24g fat (8g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 314mg sodium, 79g carbohydrate (48g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.

  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) crushed pineapple
  • 1 package (12 ounces) fresh or frozen cranberries, chopped
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Pastry for double-crust pie (9 inches)
  1. Drain pineapple, reserving 1/4 cup juice. Set pineapple aside. In a large saucepan, combine the cranberries, sugars and pineapple juice. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 5 minutes or until cranberries have popped.
  2. Combine flour and pineapple; add to cranberry mixture. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in the butter, nuts, almond extract if desired and salt. Cool.
  3. Line a 9-in. pie plate with bottom pastry; trim to 1 in. beyond edge of pie plate. Add filling. Roll out remaining pastry to fit top of pie; place over filling. Trim, seal and flute edges. Cut slits in top. Bake at 400° for 40-45 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Harvest Pie in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2000, p42

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