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Raisin Cranberry Pie Recipe

Raisin Cranberry Pie Recipe

There are many cranberry bogs in our state, especially on Cape Cod. The delicious combination of cranberries and raisins make this pie memorable.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 3/4 cup raisins, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Pastry for a double-crust pie (9 inches)
  • Half-and-half cream, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine sugar and flour. Stir in water until blended; bring to a boil. Add cranberries and raisins. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minute, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat; stir in butter and vanilla until butter is melted. Cool slightly.
  • 2. Line a 9-in. pie plate with bottom pastry; trim to 1 in. beyond edge of pie plate. Pour filling into crust. Roll out remaining pastry; cut into lattice strips and place over filling. Seal and flute edges. Brush lattice crust with cream if desired.
  • 3. Bake at 375° for 30 minutes or until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly, covering edges with foil during the last 10 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 407 calories, 16 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 217 mg sodium, 66 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.