Apple Pie with Cranberries and Raisins

  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Prep: 30 min.s
  • Cook: 55 min.s


3/4 cup California Raisins
1 1/2cups water
9medium Granny Smith apples
1 9-inch piecrust
2tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2cup sugar
1/2cup brown sugar
3/4teaspoon cinnamen
1/4teaspoon nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon salt
1tablespoon lemon juice
3tablespoons butter
1/2cup whole cranberries


  1. Preheat oven to 450F.
  2. In a small saucepan, bring raisins and water to a boil. Turn off heat and let set for 10 minutes.
  3. Peel, core and slice apples. Sauté in Caro Syrup until for tender, using two pans to achieve even result. Add other ingredients (except raisins and cranberries) and toss to coat evenly. Place apple filling in piecrust. Drain raisins. Sprinkle raisins and cranberries on top of apples. Place top crust on pie and sprinkle with sugar.
  4. Bake 10 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 350 and continue baking 45 minutes.

Recipe by Lyelle Hathaway, Springfield, Ore.