Cranberry Apple Raisin Walnut Tart

1/2 Bag Fresh Cranberries

1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla

1/4 Cup Raisins

1/2 Cup Water

1/2 Cup Sugar

Juice of 1 Orange

1 Tablespoon Cinnamon

1 Pie Crust

2 Apples

1 Tablespoon Flour

2 Tablespoons Granulated Brown Sugar- or regular sugar

1/4 Cup Walnuts-chopped

1 Egg

Splash Water

Dusting Powdered Sugar

In a small sauce pan add cranberries, vanilla, water, sugar, raisins, juice from orange and cinnamon.  Simmer for about 10 minutes or until most berries have popped and liquid has thicken.  Set aside to cool.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Place pie crust on cookie sheet lined with parchment paper or on non stick pad.  Peel apples and cut thin slices.  Line the bottom of the crust with apples in a circle, leaving an inch boarder around crust.   Sprinkle flour over apples.  Place cooled cranberries over apples.  Pull up the edges of crust over filling, leaving the middle open.

In a small bowl mix egg and water together, then brush egg mixture along crust.  Sprinkle granulated brown sugar on top of cranberries and crust.

Place tart into a preheated oven, cook for 15 minutes, then add walnuts onto the center of the tart.  Continue to cook another 15-20 minutes, or until crust has browned and apples are tender.  Remove from oven and let cool for 5-10 minutes.  Sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve.  Enjoy!




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