Nantucket Cranberry Pie

posted by alsgirl 10-19-98 7:53 PM

Nantucket Cranberry Pie

2 cups Coarsely chopped cranberries, fresh or frozen
1/2 cup Chopped walnuts or slivered almonds (optional)
1 1/2 cups Sugar, divided
2 large Eggs
3/4 cup Butter, melted and cooled slightly
1 cup All-Purpose flour
1/4 tsp. Salt
1/4 tsp. Vanilla or almond extract
Vanilla ice cream, whipped cream or topping, optional

Heat oven to 350 degrees.

Mix berries (and nuts, if using) with 1/2 cup of the sugar; put into buttered 10" pie plate.

Beat eggs with remaining cup of sugar; beat in melted butter, flour, salt and extract until batter is smooth; pour over cranberry/walnut mixture in plate.

Bake @ 350 degrees for 40-50 minutes in the middle of the oven until top is browned and tester comes out clean.

Serve warm or at room temp. with ice cream, whipped cream or Cool Whip, if desired.

Tip: Instead of nuts, add about 1/2 cup finely chopped dried apricots and raisins.

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