Cranapple Pie

Cranapple Pie
Cranapple Pie

Cranberry Apple Pie

This luscious pie is a family favorite during the holidays when fresh cranberries are plentiful. It is always on our Thanksgiving table, and a favorite for when company is coming. I even freeze bags of cranberries to use in this recipe the rest of the year.


  • Pastry for two 9 inch pie crusts I use Linell's Pie Crust recipe
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. apple pie spice
  • 4 cups peeled and sliced tart apples
  • 2 cups fresh whole cranberries
  • 2 tbls. margarine


Prepare Pie Crust

  1. Prepare pastry. Use Aunt Linell's Pie Crust recipe, it's our favorite

  2. Turn bottom crust of the pastry pie pan.

Pie Filling

  1. Preheat oven to 375°.

  2. In a large bowl, stir the remaining ingredients, mix to coat well.


  1. Cover top with remainin pie crust. Cut slits in crust.

  2. Egg wash top of pie and sprinkle with course sugar cyrstals see notes,

    egg wash top of pie
  3. Bake 40 to 50 minutes. Cool for a few hours.

Recipe Notes

A lesson from Aunt Linell:
Aunt Nelly taught me to give the top of your pie crust a light egg wash brush and then sprinkle course sugar on top to give your pie a professionally baked look.

Aunt Linell’s Pie Crust