Cranberry Apple Pie- anti-cancer recipes- cook for your life

Cranberry Apple Pie

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 45 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 12 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 6 ingredients

Tart dried cranberries are a great addition to this classic Cranberry Apple Pie.


Ingredients

  • 1½ pounds variety of apples (Granny Smith for a tart pie, Golden Delicious for a sweeter one)
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar, or to taste
  • 1 Basic Double-Crust Pie Dough
  • 4 cloves (optional)
  • Milk, water or beaten egg, to brush

Nutrition Facts

Calories

130 cals

Fat

5 g

Saturated Fat

1 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

1 g

Monounsaturated Fat

2 g

Carbohydrates

20 g

Sugar

11 g

Fiber

2 g

Protein

1 g

Sodium

80 mg

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 F degrees.
  2. Peel and core the apples and cut them into chunks. Toss with the dried cranberries and brown sugar. Set aside.
  3. Flour a clean countertop and roll out the larger ball of dough to fit the pie plate with a little overhang. Slip the pastry disc onto the pie plate and press into the bottom of the plate to fit. Fill with the apple cranberry mixture. Dot with the cloves, if using.
  4. Roll out the second ball just big enough to cover the fruit. Brush the edges of the lower pie crust with milk or water and lay the disk on top. Pinch the edges together to seal the pie. Trim off any excess pastry and make two slits in the top of the pie to let the steam escape.
  5. Brush the pie with milk or beaten egg to give it a slight golden glaze. Bake 35-40 minutes until the pastry is golden and crisp. Eat warm or at room temperature.

Chef Tips

Eat all sweet sugary treats in moderation.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our Registered Dietitian Kate Ueland, MS, RD, CSO, a board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and follows the guidelines set by the  Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice, 2nd Ed.,  published by the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, a professional interest group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.


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