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Cranberry Apple Almond Crunch

Recipe By: Susan Boyle
Year Submitted: 2018
Winner Second Place


Crust recipe
2 ½ cups of all- purpose flour
¼ teaspoon salt
½ cup butter
½ cup crisco
1 egg
¼ cup almonds
2 teaspoons white distilled vinegar
2 tablespoons power sugar
¼- ½ cup ice cold water
7 oz of odense almond paste

5 cups of thin sliced apples-pink lady, golden delicious ( using different apples gives the perfect balance to this pie)
½ teaspoon apple pie spice
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
2/3 cup fresh cranberries or frozen
1 ½ cups sugar mixed with 3 tablespoons of clearjel
¼ cup orange juice
¼ teaspoon lemon juice

Crunch topping
½ cup slivered almonds
½ cup light brown sugar
1/3 cup rolled oats
1/3 cup almond flour
½ teaspoon salt
5 tablespoons unsalted butter


Crust recipe
In a cold bowl mix all ingredients together except water and almond paste
Mixture will look course and crumbly. Slowly add cold water stirring with a fork until dough pulls away from the sides and into a ball . knead and roll out dough to fit in a 9€