Clean Eating Make-Ahead Cranberry Pie Filling Recipe

Cranberry Pie - Clean Eating, NO Refined Sugar Recipe

If you love cranberry recipes then you simply MUST try this clean eating, no refined sugar recipe for cranberry pie. It's the perfect holiday dessert!

Yield 8 servings
Calories 138 kcal
Author The Gracious Pantry


  • 1 lb. fresh cranberries
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened apple sauce
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 1 tbsp. lemon zest
  • 1 tbsp. arrowroot powder (or cornstarch)
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 standard pie crust
US Customary - Metric


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.

  2. Mix all filling ingredients in a large bowl and stir until well mixed.

  3. Transfer the pie filling to a food-safe bag or container if making ahead of time. Store in fridge for up to 1 week or in the freezer for up to 3 months.

  4. When you're ready to make your pie, simply thaw the pie filling (if frozen) and pour the contents into your pie crust.

  5. Top with crust.

  6. Vent the top of your pie by making 3 to 4 small cuts in the top crust.

  7. Transfer entire pie onto a baking sheet and bake for approximately 1 hour or until you see juices bubbling around the edges or through the vents.

  8. Cool, cut and serve.

Recipe Notes

Please note that the nutrition data below is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible.

Nutrition Facts
Cranberry Pie - Clean Eating, NO Refined Sugar Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 138
% Daily Value*
Sodium 3mg0%
Potassium 76mg2%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 29g32%
Vitamin A 35IU1%
Vitamin C 10.2mg12%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.