Apple Cranberry Galette

Teresa Jacobson


A galette is basically a free-formed one-crust pie. It can be a dessert, main dish, or appetizer. When you think of it that way, ANYTHING can be put into a galette! This is one that I came up with when I was thinking of making fried apples for dinner.

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Apple cranberry galette may sound fancy but it's an easy fall dessert. The seasonings Teresa chose are perfectly balanced and enhance the natural flavors of the fruit. The beauty of a galette is that it doesn't have to be perfect. Basically, it's a free-form pie. We used a pre-made pie crust and this was super easy to prepare. A great fall dessert recipe if you aren't a pie expert but want all the flavors of a pie. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


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25 Min
15 Min


  • 4
    apples, peeled and cored (I use whatever kind I have on hand)
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cloves
  • 1/3 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 c
    fresh cranberries
  • 1
    refrigerated pie crust (or make your own if you're ambitious)

How to Make Apple Cranberry Galette

Test Kitchen Tips
When cooking the filling on the stove, cook until the apples are done to your liking. Then add the cranberries because they cook very quickly. Baking in the oven is only for the crust to be cooked.


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Spray a cookie sheet with nonstick spray.
  2. In a skillet, melt butter over medium heat.
  3. In a bowl, place apple slices. Add cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and brown sugar.
  4. Toss and add to skillet.
  5. Cook for 10 minutes and then stir in cranberries. Cranberries will pop when heated through.
  6. Cook until liquid cooks down and apples are tender.
  7. Unroll pie crust onto prepared pan. Spread so it makes an uneven circle.
  8. Spoon prepared apples into the center of crust and fold in sides loosely and unevenly. You can sprinkle crust with granulated sugar if you'd like.
  9. Bake in preheated for 12-15 minutes or until crust is golden brown and flaky.

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About Apple Cranberry Galette

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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