Harvest Pie
Recipe from Family Circle

Celebrate the splendor of fall fruit by baking apples and pears into this double-crust pie.


Harvest Pie

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Ingredients
  • 1   package 
    (15 ounces) ready-to-roll piecrusts or homemade piecrust for 9-inch double crust pie
  • 1 1/2  pounds 
    Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and sliced (about 6 cups)
  • 1   pound 
    pears, peeled, cored and sliced (about 3 cups)
  • 1/2  cup 
    dried cherries
  • 2/3  cup 
    plus 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/3  cup 
    sliced natural almonds
  • 1/4  cup 
    all-purpose flour
  • 1   teaspoon 
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    ground nutmeg
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    salt
  • 1   
    lightly beaten with 1 tablespoon water
Directions
1.
Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Fit 1 piecrust into a 9-inch pie plate and refrigerate until ready to fill.
2.
In a large bowl, gently mix together apples, pears, cherries, 2/3 cup of the sugar, the almonds, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Pour into prepared piecrust.
3.
Roll out second piecrust and cut out 6 evenly spaced circles or other desired shape with a 1-inch cookie cutter, reserving cut-outs.
4.
Place piecrust over filling and pinch top and bottom edges together. Brush lightly with egg wash and place cut-outs randomly over crust. Brush cut-outs with egg wash. Sprinkle remaining 1 tablespoon sugar over pie.
5.
Bake at 400 degrees F for 20 minutes. Cover edges with aluminum foil and reduce heat to 350 degrees F. Bake for an additional 35 minutes or until nicely browned and bubbly. Cool pie completely on wire rack.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 315, Fat, total (g) 12, chol. (mg) 24, sat. fat (g) 4, carb. (g) 53, fiber (g) 3, pro. (g) 3, sodium (mg) 187, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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