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Ingredients

1-1/2 cups graham cracker or cookie crumbs
3 tablespoons sugar
1/3 cup melted butter
1-3 ounce package lemon jello
1-1/4 cup boiling water
1-8 ounce package cream cheese, softened
1-1/2 cups grated apple
1 tablespoon sugar
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 cup cranberry or cranapple juice
1 apple, thinly sliced


3 tablespoons sugar
1/3 cup melted butter

Instructions

Crust: Combine crumbs, sugar and butter. Mix well. Press into a 9 inch pie plate. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Cool. Filling: Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Add cream cheese and stir until blended. Refrigerate until slightly jelled. Beat again. Mix grated apple with sugar; add to gelatin mixture, blend and pour into prepared crust. Topping: Mix constarch and sugar; add juice and heat, stirring until thickened. Add apple slices and cook until soft. Arrange slices on top of pie, pouring any remaining juice over. Chill.

Mary Kastor
Rock Island



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