Cranberry Chocolate Nut Pie

This pie recipe is perfect when served right from the oven. The combination of chocolate, cranberries, and nuts will warm you even on the chilliest of days.

Cranberry Chocolate Nut Pie
Prep Time:
30 mins
Bake Time:
1 hrs 5 mins
Chill Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
10

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup dried cranberries

  • ½ cup brandy or orange juice

  • 1 recipe Single-Crust Pie Pastry, see recipe, 1 rolled refrigerated unbaked piecrust (1/2 of a 15-oz. pkg.)

  • cup butter, melted and cooled

  • 1 ½ cup sugar

  • 3 eggs

  • teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 ounce white baking bars, chopped

  • Sweetened Whipped Cream, see below (optional)

Sweetened Whipped Cream

  • 1 cup whipping cream

  • 2 tablespoon sugar

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla

Directions

  1. In small bowl combine dried cranberries and brandy. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour. Drain and reserve 1 tablespoon of the brandy.

  2. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Prepare pastry and line 9-inch pie plate.

  3. In medium bowl whisk together butter, sugar, eggs and salt. Stir in walnuts, flour and chopped baking bars until just combined. Stir in drained cranberries and 1 tablespoon of the reserved brandy mixture. Spoon into crust-lined pie plate. Bake for 65 minutes, loosely covering the pie with foil the last 30 minutes of baking. Cool on rack.

  4. Top with Sweetened Whipped Cream. Makes 10 servings.

Sweetened Whipped Cream

  1. In a chilled mixing bowl combine whipping cream, sugar, and vanilla. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until soft peaks form (tips curl).

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

507 Calories
24g Fat
61g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 507
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 81mg 27%
Sodium 160mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 61g 22%
Protein 7g
Calcium 30.3mg 2%
Iron 1.8mg 10%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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