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Cranberry-Apple-Cheese Pie
Chef:  Beverly Bierig - Okeene, OK          Category:  Desserts

1 (9 inch) pie crust, unbaked
1 (8oz.) package cream cheese
1/3 cup brown sugar
2 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 (6 oz.) can jellied whole cranberry sauce
2 cups tart apples, peeled and thinly sliced
1/2 cup nuts, chopped
1/3 cup flour
3 tablespoons brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup butter

Directions: Bake pastry shell at 375°F for 20 to 25 minutes. Cool completely on wire rack. Beat cream cheese until creamy and spread evenly over bottom of pastry shell. Combine brown sugar, cornstarch and salt. Add cranberry sauce and apples, stirring gently. Spoon evenly over cream cheese. Sprinkle with walnut streusel topping. Bake at 375°F for 45 minutes. Cool on wire rack.

Notes: My family requests that I make this every time for our family gatherings.