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Frosty Cranberry Pie

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. + freezing


2 pies (6-8 servings each)

"It's nice to have this light, not-too-sweet pie in the freezer when unexpected guests stop over for coffee," suggests Mildred Skrha of Oak Brook, Illinois. "It's so easy to put together, and everyone always asks for the recipe."


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 2 pastry shells (9 inches), baked
  • Additional whipped topping, optional
  • Slivered almonds, toasted, optional


  1. In a bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until light. Stir in cranberry sauce. Fold in whipped topping. Spoon into crusts.
  2. Cover and freeze for up to 3 months. Remove from the freezer 10-15 minutes before serving, Garnish with whipped topping and almonds if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 279 calories, 14g fat (8g saturated fat), 21mg cholesterol, 148mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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