Dessert & Baking|Fresh Fruit

Cranberry Pie

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Ingredients

  • 1 double refrigerated pie dough
  • 1 lb. fresh or frozen, thawed cranberries
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 3 T freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 2 tsp. orange zest (grated orange rind)
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 cup pecans or walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons butter, cut into 8 pieces
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 tablespoon sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Bake bottom crust in 9 inch pie shell for 8 minutes. Set aside to cool. Increase oven temperature to 450 degrees.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine cranberries, sugar, raisins, orange juice, orange zest, cinnamon, salt, nuts, and cornstarch.
  • Fill cooled pie shell with the cranberry filling, and dot the top of the filling the pieces of butter.
  • Make a few slits or holes in the unbaked top crust, place on filling, and fold and crimp edges to form a beautiful edge. Brush top crust with beaten egg and then sprinkle with sugar.
  • Bake for 15 minutes at 450 degrees, and then reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake for an additional 45 minutes.