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This recipe for WINTER FRUIT PIE, by , is from Edna's Clippings, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Edna Owen
Added: Friday, July 14, 2006


1 c cranberries (fresh or frozen)
1 c raisins
3/4 c water
1/3 c orange juice
2 tbsp butter
1 1/2 to 3 tsp grated orange peel
1 c sugar
1 c chopped walnuts
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2tsp nutmeg
1/8 tsp allspice
1 egg, well beaten
1/4 c finely crushed soda crackers
1 tbsp butter, melted
1 tbsp sugar
whipped cream, if desired

Prepare favorite pie crust recipe for 2 crust pie.

Heat oven to 425.

In large saucepan, combine cranberries, raisins and water. Cook over medium heat until mixture boils, stirring constantly. Reduce heat;simmer about 10 minutes or until cranberries pop. Remove from heat. Stir in orange juice, two tablespoons butter, orange peel, 1 c sugar, walnuts, cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice; mix well. Add egg and cracker crumbs; beat well. Pour into pie crust-lined pan. Top with second crust; seal and flute edges. Cut slits in top crust in spoke fashion; brush with 1 tablespoon melted margarine. Sprinkle with1 tablespoon sugar.

Bake at 425 degree oven for 10 minutes and reduce oven temperature to 375 degrees. Bake an additional 20 to 30 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm or cool with whipped cream.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 to 10




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