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Crumb Topped Apple Cranberry Pie

A crumb topped Dutch style apple pie with cranberries
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 8
Author Cookie Madness


  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup oats quick cooking or old fashion (not instant)
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons melted unsalted butter
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 tablespoon fresh lemon juice.
  • 3 cups apples peeled and cut into chunks (tart apples like Granny Smith) (about 2 pounds whole)
  • 3/4 cup cranberries coarsely chopped in half and some whole


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Mix together flour, salt, oats, brown sugar and cinnamon. Pour in butter and stir until mixture is crumbly. Set aside.
  • Combine sugar, cornstarch and water in a saucepan. Stir well, then turn heat to medium and bring to a boil. Cook for 1 minute, stirring often, until thickened.
  • Have apples and cranberries ready in a bowl.
  • Remove from heat. Pour sugar mixture over apples and cranberries and stir well to coat. Stir in vanilla extract and lemon juice. Pour apple mixture into prepared pie crust and sprinkle crumbly mixture over top. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until top is brown.