Apple and Cranberry Pie

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
50 mins

This simple easy-to-make pie combines my two favorite fall fruits -- cranberries and apples, but don't expect your typical sweet apple pie -- this is more tart than you may expect, but delicious served warm with vanilla ice cream. Recipe source: Bon Appetit (July 1985)

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • pastry for double-crust pie (I use Pillsbury pie crusts sold in the dairy section)
  • 2 cups cranberries
  • 3 apples for pies, peeled,cored and sliced,16 slices per apple
  • 1 -1 12 cup sugar (may need up to 1 1/2 cups if you want a sweeter pie)
  • 14 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450-degrees F.
  2. Roll out two 11-inch rounds and fit one round into 9-inch pie dish.
  3. Combine remaining ingredients (cranberries- nutmeg) in a bowl.
  4. Spoon filling into pie dish.
  5. Cover with second crust and seal and crimp edges. Make slits in top crust. (I always place pies on a baking sheet).
  6. Bake 10 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 375-degrees F.
  7. Bake another 30-40 minutes or until crust is golden and fruit is bubbling.