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Cranberry Apple Pie with Sweet Walnut Topping Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jan Hallgarth for Marguerite Rysdam

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Basic Pie Dough

2 1/4 cups flour
2/3 cup shortening or cold butter
4 1/2 Tbsp water
1 tsp salt

Pie Filling

1 3/4 cup light brown sugar
5 Tbsp cornstarch
1 Tbsp cinnamon
1 tsp ground nutmeg
1 tsp salt
1 lb granny smith apples peeled, cored and cut
2 cups fresh cranberries
2 Tbsp lemon juice
2 Tbsp butter

Topping

8 Tbsp butter
3/4 cup sugar
2 Tbsp heavy cream
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup chopped walnuts

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Prepare basic pie dough and refrigerate until ready to fill (at least one hour).

Filling

In a bowl combine the brown sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt - mix well. In another bowl combine the apples, cranberries, and lemon juice; - toss well so the lemon juice is on all of the apples. Pour the dry mixture over the fruit mixture. Melt 2 Tbsp of butter and pour it over all ingredients and mix thoroughly. Turn the mixture into the pie shell and bake the pie until the fruit is tender (about 1 hour). Set pie on rack to cool.

Topping

In a large skillet on medium heat, melt the 8 Tbsp of butter and add the sugar. Cook, stirring until the mixture is bubbling and it's the consistency of thick roux (about 5-6 minutes). Stir in the cream, vanilla, and walnuts and stir constantly for about 4 minutes. Remove from the heat and cool for 20 minutes. Spoon the topping over the cooled pie.

 

 

 

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