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Easy Rustic Cranberry Apple Pie

For an easy, delicious treat try this 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!

Cranberry Apple Pie

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 the kiddos.

Life is just a whirlwind of busy! And that is exactly why I like easy recipes! This Cranberry Apple Pie is still somewhat homemade, but it doesn’t take all the time and effort of making it completely from scratch!

That’s a win in my book!

Cranberry Apple Pie

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!

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.

Easy Rustic Cranberry Apple Pie Recipe

Easy Rustic Cranberry Apple Pie

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Easy Rustic Cranberry Apple Pie - all the flavors you love without all the extra work!


  • 1 crust from 15-ounce package of refrigerated pie crusts
  • 1 can (21 ounces) 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.

Whether you’re going to a family get-together or just hanging out at the house, this Easy Rustic Cranberry Apple Pie is a great, fall dessert.

Don’t forget to pin this Thanksgiving dessert to one of your dessert or Thanksgiving boards on Pinterest. And if we’re not friends yet on Pinterest, lets be friends.

cranberry apple pie recipe

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

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About Crystal

Crystal Reagan, the owner and founder of SimplyBeingMommy.com lives in Small Town, Texas with her husband and 3 children. Crystal and her website have been featured on local and national news stations including Channel 2 Houston and ABC News. She has also appeared on BetterTV as a Mommy Expert for VTech.


  1. 1

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

  2. 2

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

  3. 3

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

  4. 4

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

  5. 5

    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. 6

    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. 7

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

  8. 8

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

  9. 10

    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!

  10. 11

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

  11. 12

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

  12. 13

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

  13. 14

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

  14. 15

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

  15. 16

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

  16. 17

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

  17. 18

    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!

  18. 19

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

  19. 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.

  20. 21

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

  21. 22

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

  22. 23

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

  23. 24

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

  24. 25

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

  25. 26

    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!

  26. 27

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

  27. 28

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

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