Crustless Cranberry Orange Pie

Besides celebrating the birth of Christ, one of my favorite things about the holidays is the aroma that wafts through the house. From cookies to sweet breads, the oven works overtime in this last month of the year baking up delicious treats to share with those we love and appreciate.

The amazing aroma while it bakes, the delicious sweet-tart flavor, and a super easy recipe are all reasons to love this Crustless Cranberry Orange Pie.

If you've followed Posed Perfection for very long, you know that I love easy recipes. During the hustle and bustle of this Christmas season, this Crustless Cranberry Orange Pie is bound to become one of your new favorites. It certainly has become one of mine. With its tart cranberries and hint of orange, each sweet bite just tastes like Christmas.

Crustless Cranberry Orange Pie

Here's what you need: fresh cranberries, orange zest, flour, sugar, salt, eggs, melted butter, pecans and vanilla.

Crustless Cranberry Orange Pie

In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar and salt. Gently stir in cranberries and pecans, tossing to coat.

Orange Zest

Zest an orange to obtain about 1 tsp. of zest.

Crustless Cranberry Orange Pie Process

In small bowl, beat eggs with whisk and add in zest and vanilla.

Crustless Cranberry Orange Pie Process

Pour into flour mixture and stir gently to completely combine ingredients.

Crustless Cranberry Orange Pie Process

Move the batter to a pie pan sprayed with oil. The batter will be pretty thick. Try to spread it out evenly.

Crustless Cranberry Orange Pie Process

This step is not necessary, but it does make it a little prettier on top of the pie. Press a few cranberries into the batter, so that when they pop in the oven, they will leave beautiful berry-red splashes of color.
Bake for 40-45 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

The amazing aroma while it bakes, the delicious sweet-tart flavor, and a super easy recipe are all reasons to love this Crustless Cranberry Orange Pie.

Crustless Cranberry Orange Pie

1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
1 1/2 cups fresh cranberries
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup melted butter
2 eggs
1 tsp. orange zest
1 tsp. vanilla

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9-inch pie plate. In large bowl, combine flour, sugar and salt. Add in cranberries and pecans; toss to coat. In small bowl, beat the eggs and stir in the orange zest and vanilla. Pour melted butter and egg mixture into cranberries, stirring to combine thoroughly. Spread batter into prepared pan. Bake for 40 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Serve warm with whipped cream or ice cream.

The amazing aroma while it bakes, the delicious sweet-tart flavor, and a super easy recipe are all reasons to love this Crustless Cranberry Orange Pie.

Bake up several to give to your kids' teachers or neighbors with a sweet note wishing a "Berry" Christmas. It's guaranteed to be a hit. This pie is versatile enough to be breakfast, a sweet treat for afternoon tea, or a delicious dessert topped with ice cream. Which way would you enjoy it?

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(Can you tell I like Cranberry and Orange together?)



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5 comments:

  1. This looks wonderful! I love the flavors of cranberries and oranges too. I really appreciate the simplicity of this pie, and I agree: it would make a wonderful, friendly gift this Christmas. I'll have to pick up some fresh cranberries, but then will put my taste-testing crew to work! 😊
    Thanks for sharing your recipe. Pinning, tweeting, & sharing on Facebook.

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  2. This look so yummy. I love cranberries and orange together. I am making this today.
    Can't wait,
    Bev

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  3. Yum, love that it's crustless, Nici!
    Jenna

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  4. Yum, yum, yum!!!

    Elizabeth
    www.allkindsofthingsblog.com

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