Holiday Fruit Pie

A tart-sweet mixture of cranberries and golden raisins fills a buttery pastry.

Holiday Fruit Pie
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
40 mins
Chill Time:
30 mins
Bake Time:
45 mins
Stand Time:
1 hr
Total Time:
40 mins


  • 1 Recipe Butter Pastry, recipe below

  • 1 12 ounce bag fresh cranberries or frozen cranberries

  • 2 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel

  • 1 cup orange juice

  • ½ cup golden raisins

  • ½ cup dried cranberries

  • 1 cup sugar

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

  • 2 teaspoon sugar

Butter Pastry

  • 2 ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 tablespoon sugar

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • cup chilled shortening

  • 6 tablespoon chilled unsalted butter

  • 8 tablespoon ice water


  1. Prepare Butter Pastry.

  2. In saucepan combine cranberries, orange peel, orange juice, raisins, and dried cranberries; bring to boiling over medium heat. Cook, uncovered, 3 minutes. In bowl combine sugar and flour; add to saucepan. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly; cook 1 minute more. Remove from heat.

  3. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. On floured surface, roll one dough portion to 12-inch circle. Wrap pastry around the rolling pin. Unroll into 9-inch pie plate. Pour in filling. Trim bottom pastry to 1/2 inch beyond edge.

  4. On floured surface, roll remaining dough to 13-inch circle; cut into 1/2-inch-wide strips. Weave strips over fruit filling in lattice pattern. Press strips into bottom pastry rim. Seal and crimp edge, if desired. Brush with egg and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar.

  5. Cover edge with foil. Bake 25 minutes. Remove foil. Bake 20 minutes more or until top is nicely browned and filling is bubbly. Let stand at least 1 hour. Makes 8 servings.

Butter Pastry

  1. In a large mixing bowl combine flour, sugar, and salt. Using fork, cut in shortening and butter cut into 1/2-inch pieces until crumbly. Using fork, stir in ice water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until dough just starts for form. Knead 2 or 3 times in bowl. Divide in half. Form halves into 2 discs. Wrap with plastic wrap; chill at least 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

608 Calories
34g Fat
73g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 608
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 34g 44%
Saturated Fat 20g 100%
Cholesterol 162mg 54%
Sodium 229mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 73g 27%
Protein 7g

*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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