Apple Cranberry Pie – Punch Up The Classic!

apple cranberry pie recipe holiday recipe Here’s a pie recipe that you probably haven’t tried… It may even replace your boring old apple pie recipe for good. Don’t get me wrong, I love that boring old apple pie, but there’s always room for improvement, right? This recipe comes from The Chew, and those people know what they’re doing!

You can use your favorite flaky pie crust recipe, or if you don’t have time to make the crust, a store-bought flaky crust will do.

For Cranberry Apple Filling: In a large bowl, combine apples and cranberries (frozen and dried) Stir in salt, sugars (brown and granulated), nutmeg, and cinnamon. Stir in the zest and juice of 1 lemon.
4 Granny Smith apples (peeled and diced)
½ cup frozen cranberries
½ cup dried cranberries
Pinch Salt
¼ cup brown sugar
¼ cup granulated sugar
¼ teaspoon nutmeg
½ teaspoon cinnamon
1 lemon (zest and juiced)

Next… Mix

2 Tablespoons cornstarch
1 teaspoon vanilla
¼ cup water
In a small bowl, combine water, cornstarch, and vanilla. Quickly stir mixture into apples.
Fill pie dish with filling.

For Crumble Topping:
1 cup brown sugar
¾  cup all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon cinnamon
1/3 cup pecans (chopped)
½ cup butter chilled butter (cut into ½-inch cubes)
Place all the topping ingredients into food processor and process until butter has been cut into the mixture.  Sprinkle topping over top of pie filling. Bake at 375 for 30 minutes.

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