1 cup sugar
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons butter, melted
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon salt
6 medium tart apples, peeled and thinly sliced
1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
1 pastry shell (9 inches)
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3 tablespoons cold butter
1/3 cup sliced almonds, toasted
1. In a bowl, combine the sugar, flour, butter, nutmeg and salt. Add apples and cranberries; stir gently. Pour into pastry shell.
2. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, flour and cinnamon; cut in butter until crumbly. Stir in almonds; sprinkle over filling. Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until apples are tender.
My grandmother made this treat every year for Christmas. It’s much better than everyday apple pie. The recipe is a family treasure.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour
YIELD: 8 servings.
1 slice: 453 calories, 18g fat (9g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 230mg sodium, 73g carbohydrate (50g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein.