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Holiday recipe swap: cranberry and mixed berry pie

Can't decide what kind of pie to make for Thanksgiving? Why settle for one flavor? Try this winning combination of cranberries and mixed berries in one delicious pie.

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    A combination of sweet and tart, this cranberry and mixed berry pie, is easy to put together, tasty, and sure to please.

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I was torn between wanting to make an apple pie and wanting to make a cranberry pie. So I chose this lovely cranberry mixed berry pie recipe from the blog Belle Vie and did both at the same time.

I followed the recipe exactly except that for the top crust, instead of lattice work, I floated little leaves cut from pie dough.

Cranberry and mixed berry pie

Recommended: 17 fresh fruit desserts

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour

Total Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Yield: 1 9-inch pie

A combination of sweet and tart, this cranberry and mixed berry pie, is easy to put together, tasty, and sure to please!

2 cups fresh cranberries
1 apple, peeled and diced
1 TB lemon juice
1/2 cup sugar
3 TB cornstarch
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3-1/2 cup water
4 cups frozen mixed berries (I used a combo of blackberries, raspberries, and blueberries)
Pie Crust (this is my favorite recipe here)
1 egg, beaten

For the instructions, go to: Belle Vie 

To participate in the Holiday Recipe Swap, send your favorite recipe and a photo to: food@csps.com

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