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Baked Cranberry Lemon Pie

Traeger Kitchen


Baked Cranberry Lemon Pie

Prep Time

2 Hours

Cook Time

45 Minutes

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Try a new take on the pie with this filling. Cranberry and the perfect amount of tangy citrus are loaded into a gingersnap cookie and pecan crust and topped with sugared cranberries.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

6

    Steps

    • 1

      When ready to cook, set the Traeger to 350℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
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    • 2

      For the cookie crust: Pulse cookies in a food processor until very finely ground. Add pecans; pulse until finely ground. Add butter and brown sugar and pulse to combine.
    • 3

      Transfer to a deep 9” pie dish. Using a measuring cup, press cookie crust firmly onto bottom and up sides of dish.
    • 4

      Bake until firm and slightly darkened in color, about 10-15 minutes. If crust slides down on the sides, gently press back up. Let cool.
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    • 5

      Increase the grill temperature to High and preheat.
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    • 6

      For the filling: Combine 12 oz cranberries, 1 cup granulated sugar, and 1/2 cup water in large saucepan and place directly on the grill grate. Cook until cranberries burst and most of the liquid evaporates, about 25-30 minutes. Let cool. Purée in a blender until very smooth.
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    • 7

      Cook purée, eggs, egg yolks, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt, and 1/2 cup sugar in a heatproof bowl set over a saucepan of simmering water (bowl should not touch the water). Stir with a rubber spatula and scrape down sides of the bowl often, until curd thickens and coats spatula, about 8-10 minutes. Let cool until just warm.
    • 8

      Using an electric mixer on medium-high, beat the curd, adding butter a piece at a time and incorporating after each addition until curd looks lighter in color and texture, about 5 minutes.
    • 9

      Scrape mixture into the crust and chill until firm, about 2 hours.
    • 10

      Toss remaining cranberries with sugar. Top pie with sugared cranberries and serve with whipped cream. Enjoy!

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