Very Merry Cran-Apple Pie

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?!

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cup shortening
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
teaspoon salt
to 3 tablespoons cold water
cup packed brown sugar
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
cups thinly sliced cooking apples
cups fresh or frozen (thawed) cranberries
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.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Time Saver
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.
Special Touch
Top with your favorite ice cream. Cinnamon or caramel ice cream would makes a great flavor combination.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 265
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 170mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 45g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 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;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.