Cranberry Raisin Pie Recipe
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Even though it was difficult, we saved room for dessert when my mom made this festive holiday pie. It pairs tart cranberries with sweet raisins inside a flaky golden crust. We loved it with big scoops of homemade vanilla ice cream.
MAKES:
6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:
6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 35 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 5 tablespoons cold water
  • FILLING:
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2-2/3 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 cup raisins
  • Milk, optional

Directions

In a bowl, combine flour and salt. In another bowl, combine oil and water. Gradually add to flour mixture, stirring with a fork until blended. Shape into a ball; divide dough in half so one ball is slightly larger than the other. Roll out larger ball between two sheets of waxed paper to fit a 9-in. pie plate. Transfer pastry to pie plate; trim pastry even with edge. Set aside. For filling, combine sugar, flour, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg in a saucepan; gradually stir in orange juice until smooth. Stir in cranberries and raisins; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook and stir over medium heat until thickened, about 5 minutes. Pour into crust. Roll out remaining dough between two sheets of waxed paper. cut slits in pastry or use a 1-1/2-in. holly leaf cutter to make a design. Place over filling. Trim, seal and flute edges. Brush pastry with milk if desired. Bake at 400° for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown and filling is bubbly. Cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Cranberry Raisin Pie in Taste of Home December/January 2001, p35

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 478 calories, 14g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 372mg sodium, 86g carbohydrate (54g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 5 tablespoons cold water
  • FILLING:
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2-2/3 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 cup raisins
  • Milk, optional
  1. In a bowl, combine flour and salt. In another bowl, combine oil and water. Gradually add to flour mixture, stirring with a fork until blended. Shape into a ball; divide dough in half so one ball is slightly larger than the other. Roll out larger ball between two sheets of waxed paper to fit a 9-in. pie plate. Transfer pastry to pie plate; trim pastry even with edge. Set aside. For filling, combine sugar, flour, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg in a saucepan; gradually stir in orange juice until smooth. Stir in cranberries and raisins; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook and stir over medium heat until thickened, about 5 minutes. Pour into crust. Roll out remaining dough between two sheets of waxed paper. cut slits in pastry or use a 1-1/2-in. holly leaf cutter to make a design. Place over filling. Trim, seal and flute edges. Brush pastry with milk if desired. Bake at 400° for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown and filling is bubbly. Cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Cranberry Raisin Pie in Taste of Home December/January 2001, p35

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