Very Merry Cran-Apple Pie

Casual pies with fold-up edges say bring on the flavor and who needs a pie pan or fancy pie edges?!

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 8

1/3
cup shortening
1
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
to 3 tablespoons cold water
2/3
cup packed brown sugar
1/3
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
3
cups thinly sliced cooking apples
2
cups fresh or frozen (thawed) cranberries
1
tablespoon margarine or butter

  • 1 In medium bowl, cut shortening into 1 cup flour and the salt, using pastry blender or crisscrossing 2 knives, until crumbly. Sprinkle with cold water, 1 tablespoon at a time, and toss with fork until dough forms. Shape dough into a ball. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate 15 minutes.
  • 2 Heat oven to 425ºF. Shape dough into flattened round on floured surface. Roll dough into 13-inch circle. Place on ungreased large cookie sheet.
  • 3 Mix brown sugar, 1/3 cup flour, the apples and cranberries. Mound mixture on center of dough up to 3 inches of edge. Dot with margarine. Fold edge of dough over apples.
  • 4 Bake pie 20 minutes. Cover center with 5-inch square of foil to prevent overbrowning. Bake 10 to 15 minutes longer or until crust is light golden brown.

Expert Tips

Use Betty Crocker® pie crust mix for the scratch pie crust in this recipe and save time.

You can make an apple-only pie. Four medium cooking apples, thinly sliced, will yield 4 cups.

Top with your favorite ice cream. Cinnamon or caramel ice cream would makes a great flavor combination.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
265
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
45g
45%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.