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Creamy Cranberry Mini Pies

Blogger Angie McGowan of Eclectic Recipes makes mini cranberry pies for dessert or to serve as a sweet appetizer.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 2 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

1
box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
1
cup boiling water
1
box (4-serving size) cranberry-flavored gelatin
1
cup whole berry cranberry sauce (from 14-oz can)
1
container (8 oz) frozen whipped topping, thawed

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  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Spray 24 mini muffin cups or mini tart pans with cooking spray.
  • 2 Remove pie crusts from pouches; unroll on lightly floured work surface. Using 3-inch round biscuit or cookie cutter, cut 10 rounds from each crust. Reroll scraps and cut an additional 4 rounds. Press rounds in bottoms and up sides of muffin cups. Prick bottoms of crusts with fork.
  • 3 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown. Remove from pans to cooling racks; cool completely.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, pour boiling water on gelatin; stir until gelatin is dissolved. Add cranberry sauce and whipped topping; mix well. Refrigerate until soft set.
  • 5 Spoon cranberry cream mixture into cooled tart shells. Refrigerate until set.
  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Spray 24 mini muffin cups or mini tart pans with cooking spray.
  • 2 Remove pie crusts from pouches; unroll on lightly floured work surface. Using 3-inch round biscuit or cookie cutter, cut 10 rounds from each crust. Reroll scraps and cut an additional 4 rounds. Press rounds in bottoms and up sides of muffin cups. Prick bottoms of crusts with fork.
  • 3 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown. Remove from pans to cooling racks; cool completely.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, pour boiling water on gelatin; stir until gelatin is dissolved. Add cranberry sauce and whipped topping; mix well. Refrigerate until soft set.
  • 5 Spoon cranberry cream mixture into cooled tart shells. Refrigerate until set.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Cranberry gelatin may be sold seasonally in some grocery stores. If you can’t find it, use cherry, strawberry or raspberry.

Garnish each pie with a small dollop of whipped cream.

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