Apple-cranberry pie

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PREP TIME

20 min

Makes

8 to 10 wedges

* PLUS Baking Time: 10 minutes
Apple-cranberry pie

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Ingredients

  • 6 to 7 McIntosh apples , peeled
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries , optional
  • 2 9-in. pie shell
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar

Instructions

  • Place rack in bottom of oven. Preheat oven to 450F (230C). Slice cored apples into 1/2-inch (1-cm) wedges. Place in a large bowl. In a small bowl, stir 1/3 cup (75 mL) sugar with flour and cinnamon. Stir into apples along with cranberries.
  • Line a 9-inch (23-cm) pie plate with half of pastry. Turn apple mixture into pastry shell. Drizzle with maple syrup. Roll remaining dough into an 11-inch (27.5-cm) circle. Place over apple filling. Trim edges, leaving a 1/2-inch (1-cm) overhang. Fold top edge under bottom edge and crimp. Make 2 to 3 small slits in pastry top to allow steam to escape. Sprinkle top with 1 tbsp (15 mL) sugar. Bake on bottom rack of preheated oven, 10 minutes. Then reduce heat to 350F (180C). Bake until lightly golden, 60 to 70 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 362,
  • Protein
  • 3.6 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 44.9 g,
  • Fat
  • 19.5 g,
  • Fibre
  • 2.6 g,
  • Sodium
  • 114 mg.

Nothing beats a great apple pie – especially one that’s loaded with cranberries and maple syrup.