Mock Cherry Pie

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"Don't have any cherries? Never fear! Cranberries and raisins can be combined to make a double crust pie so delicious your guests won't even notice!"

Ingredients

55 m servings 347 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 347 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 16.2 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 48.4g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 3.3 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 254 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. Place raisins and water in a saucepan, and allow to soak for 20 minutes. Stir in the cranberries and sugar; bring to a simmer. Cook until the cranberries are soft, about 10 minutes Pour into prepared pie shell, and cover with top piece of pastry. Seal the edges and flute if desired. Cut a few small holes in the top to vent steam.
  3. Bake in preheated oven until golden brown, about 35 to 45 minutes. Allow to cool completely before serving.

Reviews

5

I made this for Thanksgiving.Everyone loved it.I will be making this again.

My husband, who doesn't like cherry pie, made this & gave it a 5 star. He said it was easy to do & didn't have the "taste" he doesn't like from cherry pie. By the way, he also made the pie crust...

I substitute dried cranberries instead of raisins. and 1/4 cup of dextrose (only sold at health food stores) and 1/2 cup of organic sugar (evaporated cane juice) instead of 3/4 C of refined suga...

I doubled the recipe and filled 30 tart shells. Very pretty for Christmas and really really tasty! A really good faux cherry pie but not quite. I'll still make these again. Thanks for the re...

This recipe is now on the *holiday rotation* at my house.