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Saturday, November 2, 2013

October Pie

I came across this pie recipe last year @ The Adventures of Cecelia Bedelia and just finally got around to making it - on Nov. 1st. I had ever intention of making it in October, but it was gone before I knew it! It was delicious! A new tradition has joined the family! Hubby ate 2 pieces.

Cape Cod October Pie

pastry for a two-crust pie 
1 1/2 cups cranberries, coarsely chopped
1 1/2 cup peeled, cored and diced apples
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup chopped walnuts (I used Pecans)
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 Tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 Tablespoons butter
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.  Line a 9-inch pie plate with pie crust set aside.
Toss together the cranberries, apples, raisins and walnuts with the sugar, flour, cinnamon, cranberry juice and vanilla in a medium-sized bowl.  Spoon carefully into the unbaked pie shell and dot with butter.  Top with remaining pie crust. You can make a lattice pie top or not. I did not.  Crimp together top and bottom crust.  Brush with milk and sprinkle lightly with sugar if desired.  Bake for 40 minutes, or until fruits are tender and pastry is brown.  Let cool for at least 10 minutes before serving.
Cecelia Bedelia said the recipe originated from the cookbook, Miss Ruby's Cornucopia
If you want your pie to be the talk of the evening this unusual pie will do the trick!
Peggy Ann


  1. I love the idea of pecan nuts in a fruit pie! This is something I must try.

  2. Fantastic pie, Peggy Ann - good for every month of the year! Cheers

  3. I'm definitely going to make this, I'll have to substitute something else for the raisins though, Jack hates them, calls them blisters! It looks great.

    1. I didn't really care for the raisin myself, Katrina. I thought next time I might leave them out and add a little more cranberries. I love them. Maybe dates? Blueberries? I like raisins just to eat by themselves but don't care for them in baked goods.

  4. What kind of apples do you use? Thanks!

    1. I had mcintosh so that's what I used. any apple good for baking would work. Pink Lady, Cortland, Jonagold... here's a good Apple guide


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