Apple, Pear and Cranberry Pie

Take good old apple pie a step further with fresh pears and dried cranberries. The filling’s tart sweetness it nicely offset by a crumbly brown-sugar-and-walnut topping.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 40 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

Crust

1
refrigerated pie crust, softened as directed on box

Filling

3/4
cup sugar
2
tablespoons cornstarch
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon ground nutmeg
3
cups thinly sliced, peeled tart apples
3
cups thinly sliced, peeled ripe pears
1/2
cup sweetened dried cranberries

Topping

1/2
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup cold butter
1/2
cup coarsely chopped walnuts

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Place pie crust in 9-inch glass pie plate as directed on box for One-Crust Filled Pie.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon and nutmeg. Gently stir in apples, pears and dried cranberries. Pour filling into crust-lined pie plate.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix topping ingredients until crumbly; sprinkle over filling.
  • 4 Line 15x10-inch pan with foil; place on oven rack below the rack pie will be baked on to catch any spillover. Loosely cover pie with sheet of foil; bake 1 hour. Uncover; bake 10 minutes longer or until apples are tender and topping is golden brown.

Expert Tips

Ripe Anjou or Bosc pears work well for pies. Choose fruit that is fragrant and slightly soft to the touch.

This pie is delicious served warm, with a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream, and drizzled in caramel sauce.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
440
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
69g
69%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
41g
41%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.