No. 7 - Cranberry Chocolate Nut Pie
A sweet and delicious combination of brandy soaked cranberries, white chocolate and walnuts all wrapped up in a flaky crust.
Servings: 8 servings
- ¾ cup dried cranberries
- ½ cup brandy or orange juice
- 1 single-crust pastry
- ⅓ cup unsalted butter, melted and cooled
- 1 ½ cups sugar
- 3 eggs, lightly beaten
- ⅛ teaspoon salt
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
- ¾ cup all-purpose flour
- 2 oz. white chocolate baking bars, chopped (or white chocolate chips)
- Sweetened Whipped Cream, optional
In a small bowl combine cranberries and brandy. Cover and chill at least 1 hour. Drain and reserve 1 tablespoon of brandy.
Preheat oven to 325°F. Prepare pie crust.
For filling, in medium bowl combine butter, sugar, eggs and salt. Stir in walnuts, flour, and white chocolate chips. Stir in cranberries and reserved 1 tablespoon brandy. Spoon filling into pastry-lined pie plate.
Bake 65 minutes, loosely covering pie with foil for the last 30 minutes of baking. Cool on wire rack. Top with sweetened whipped cream. Makes 10 servings.
Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. When multiple ingredient alternatives are given, the first listed is calculated for nutrition. Garnishes and optional ingredients are not included.
- (Adapted from the Better Homes and Gardens All-Time Favorites 2010 Cookbook)
Calories: 580kcal | Carbohydrates: 72g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 155mg | Potassium: 149mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 49g | Vitamin A: 331IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 2mg