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Thanksgiving Cranberry Pie

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Category: Pies

 Ingredients List

  • 1 pk (15-oz) refrigerated pie
  • -crust (2 crusts)
  • 1 pk (4-serving size) Jell-O
  • -brand gelatin; orange
  • -flavor or any red flavor
  • 3/4 c Boiling water
  • 1/2 c Orange juice
  • 1 cn (8-oz) jellied or whole
  • -berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 ts Grated orange rind
  • 1 c Cold Half-and-Half or milk
  • 1 pk (4-serving size) Jell-O
  • -instant pudding and pie
  • -filling; French vanilla or
  • -vanilla flavor
  • 1 c Thawed Cool Whip whipped
  • -topping
  • Frosted cranberries
  • -(optional)


PREPARE and bake 1 sheet of the pie crust in 9-inch pie plate as directed
on package; cool. Cut out leaf shapes from remaining sheet of pie crust
with small cookie cutter. Place on ungreased baking sheet; bake at 450
degrees for 8 minutes or until golden. Cool.

DISSOLVE gelatin in boiling water. Add orange juice. Place bowl in larger
bowl of ice and water. Let stand, stirring occasionally, until gelatin is
slightly thickened, about 5 minutes. Stir in cranberry sauce and orange
rind. Spoon into pie crust. Chill just until set, about 30 minutes.

POUR half and half into medium bowl. Add pie filling mix. Beat with wire
whisk until well blended, 1 to 2 minutes. Let stand 2 minutes or until
slightly thickened. Fold in whipped topping. Gently spread over gelatin
mixture. Place pastry leaves around rim of pie. Chill until firm, about 2
hours. Garnish with additional whipped topping and Frosted Cranberries, if

FROSTED FRUITS: Use fresh cranberries or green or red seedless grapes. Dip
fruit into lightly beaten egg white. (NOTE: Use only clean eggs with no
cracks in shell.) Hold to permit excess white to drain off; roll in sugar
in flat plate to coat well. Place on tray covered with waxed paper. Let
stand until dry.

MAKES 8 servings, Prep time: 30 minutes, Baking time: 20 minutes, Chill
time: 2-1/2 hours

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