Dessert & Baking|Fresh Fruit

Cranberry Rhubarb Pie

LevelEasy
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time38 mins
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Ingredients

  • 2 3/4 cups chopped fresh rhubarb stalks 1/2 inch pieces
  • 2 cups cranberries fresh or frozen
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 1/2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 pie crusts store-bought or homemade
  • 1 tbsp butter

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • In a large bowl, combine the rhubarb, cranberries, sugar, and cornstarch. Mix everything together well.
  • Place one pie crust in a pie plate. Pour the cranberry rhubarb mixture inside. Dollop small pieces of the butter across the top of the filling.
  • Create the lattice crust for the top of the pie. Todo so, cut the other pie crust into 10 to 12 strips, each about ¾-inch wide(and the length of the rolled-out crust). Lay half the strips across the pie horizontally. Weave the remaining strips vertically through, in an over/under pattern. Use a fork to press the strips down into the bottom crust along the edges of the pie plate.
  • Place aluminum foil over the pie, with a circle cutout of the center so that only the edges of the crust are covered. Bake at 400degrees for 20 minutes covered, then remove the foil and bake for another 20minutes (for about 40 minutes of total cooking time), until the pie crust is golden brown and cooked through.
  • Let the pie cool completely before eating. Enjoy!

Notes

  • You do not have to do a lattice crust; feel free to do a standard top crust.
  • If you cut the pie before it has cooled, the filling will still be a bit runny. It’s fine to eat, but the filling will set better if allowed to cool!
  • This pie is a bit tart, allowing the flavors of the cranberry and rhubarb to shine through. If you prefer a sweeter pie, increase the sugar to 1 cup.
  • We recommend cooking the pie on the center rack. On a rack below that, place a baking sheet to catch any drips just in case your filling spills over.

Nutrition

Calories: 313kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 2.5g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 265mg | Fiber: 1.5g | Sugar: 20g