Easy Rustic Cranberry Apple Pie

Now that the Thanksgiving holiday is behind us, many of us are already preparing for more (much needed) family time during the Christmas holidays. I’ve yet to host a holiday at my house because my parents host each holiday, but I usually help by bringing a dessert of some sort. Because, what’s a holiday without dessert, right? Keep reading for my Easy Rustic Cranberry Apple Pie recipe!

I love being in the kitchen, but honestly, I don’t spend as much time in there as I could because I’m usually busy doing other things — like laundry, or dishes, or homeschooling my oldest.

Life is just a whirlwind of busy! And that is exactly why I like easy recipes! It’s still somewhat homemade, but it doesn’t take all the time and effort!

That’s a win in my book!

Easy Rustic Cranberry Apple Pie - the tastes you love without all the fuss! The easiest Rustic Cranberry Apple Pie you'll ever make!

Easy Rustic Cranberry Apple Pie

Easy Rustic Cranberry Apple Pie
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Easy Rustic Cranberry Apple Pie – all the flavors you love without all the extra work!
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 4
  • 1 crust from 15-ounce package of refrigerated pie crusts
  • 1 can (21 oz.) apple pie filling
  • 1/2 cup whole cranberry sauce
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  1. Preheat oven to 400?F. Unwrap pie crust and place in a 9-inch pie plate.
  2. Spoon apple pie filling into pastry-lined plate. Next, spoon cranberry sauce over the apple pie filling.
  3. Fold edges of pastry over fruit, pleating so crust lies flat. Sprinkle sugar and cinnamon over crust.
  4. Bake 15 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 350?F. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until fruit is bubbly and crust is golden brown.

Seriously, y’all, it doesn’t get much easier than this! This Easy Rustic Cranberry Apple Pie will probably be the easiest apple pie you ever make!

Easy Rustic Cranberry Apple Pie - the tastes you love without all the fuss! The easiest Rustic Cranberry Apple Pie you'll ever make!

And rightly so, because, who wants to spend time in the kitchen when you could be spending time with your family?

No frills, no gimmicks, just a delicious Easy Rustic Cranberry Apple Pie.

Are you as excited as I am about the upcoming holidays? What’s your favorite holiday dessert?

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28 thoughts on “Easy Rustic Cranberry Apple Pie”

  1. Robin Rue (@massholemommy) says:

    This sounds wonderful. I Love that you added cranberries in to your pie. YUMMERS!

  2. Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle says:

    That looks fantastic! I love that rustic crust. It’s so much easier than molding a crust into a pie plate. Yummy.

  3. Amber C says:

    Oh my that looks so yummy!! Perfect for my Christmas dessert table!!

  4. Debra says:

    That looks delicious, I’d definitely want a slice. It’s also a great way to use up those leftover cranberries from Thanksgiving!

  5. Michele says:

    Yikes-that is really easy-even I could make it and I do love fruit pies!! Apples and cranberries-that sounds like a winning combination.

  6. Liz Mays says:

    Now this sounds like an awesome pie to make for the holidays. It’s so pretty! It’s not too difficult to make either.

  7. Alicia says:

    That looks delicious! I love cranberry, but have never had one as a pie mixed with anything.

  8. Pam says:

    I am one of the few people who just really love cranberries! This sounds delicious!

  9. Liz Mays says:

    I can eat them fresh! I love them so much too. They pair beautifully with apples, so this is a great pie idea.

  10. Marcie W. says:

    The marriage of these two distinct flavors sounds amazing and just perfect for the holiday season. It would be a great way to use our leftover cranberry sauce too!

  11. Katie says:

    it’s funny, I love cran-apple juice, I never thought of making a cranberry apple pie. That looks amazing!

  12. Jennifer says:

    Oh this looks so good! I love the rustic unfinished edge instead of the regular crimped style. Definitely adds something to the pie.

  13. Christie says:

    I’ve never had cranberries in a pie before! I bet that combo is just delicious!

  14. Michelle F. says:

    That looks so delicious! I love the tartness of cranberries.

  15. felicia says:

    That looks amazing! So simple, yet so elegant. I might have to make this for Christmas.

  16. Melissa says:

    I’ve never had a cranberry pie. That looks delicious! Perfect for Christmas!

  17. Sheila says:

    That looks really good. I must try to make that for the holidays.

  18. Jeanine says:

    That turned out so amazing. It looks SO good, I would love to give this a try. I’ve never baked a pie like this!

  19. Alison says:

    I love the addition of the cranberries to an apple pie! It looks absolutely delicious!

  20. Ann Bacciaglia says:

    I love to bake pies.I have never tried to add cranberry with apples before. It looks delicious. I will have to add it to my bake list.

  21. Ellen ThatChicMom says:

    That looks delicious! I am pinning to try making it later!

  22. Shell Feis says:

    I love the crust on that, it looks super cool! I love cranberry, this sounds delicious.

  23. Nicole Escat says:

    Wow! this really looks yummy and delicious, This is worth to give a try. Perfect dessert and to share with the family.

  24. Shell says:

    This pie looks delicious! And a premade crust, I can handle!

  25. Tracey says:

    This turned out amazing. It looks delicious and not that hard to make!

  26. Carissa Pelletier says:

    It’s kind of like a holiday on a plate. I love the idea of adding in the cranberry and oh that crust – looks delicious!

  27. Chasing Joy says:

    I was just looking up ways to use leftover cranberry sauce. This recipe sounds great.

  28. Brett Martin says:

    Two of my favorite fall items are cranberries and apples. This looks so simple yet so delicious.

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