Why I Love This Recipe
Ingredients You'll Need
1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons chilled butter, cut into small pieces
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
4 Gala apples, peeled, cored, quartered and each quarter cut crosswise into 4 pieces
1/2 cup dried cranberries soaked in boiling water 5 minutes and drained
1 prepared pie shell
Combine sugar, flour, butter and cinnamon with fingertips or 2 knives until crumbly; set aside. Preheat oven to 450° F.
Arrange apples in center 10 inches of dough; sprinkle with cranberries. Sprinkle with sugar mixture. Bring outer edge of dough 2 1/2-inches over apples. pleating as needed. Gently press the outside edge of dough to the pan.
Bake 30 minutes or until apples are tender. If necessary, cover with foil to prevent crust from becoming too brown. Cool on rack 10 minutes; serve warm.