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Quick Cranberry Apple Dessert

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 45 min total time
  • 13 ingredients
  • 10 servings
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Treat your family to this nutty apple and cranberry dessert that's topped with Pillsbury® Grands!® Jr. Golden Layers® biscuits - a baked delight.

Bake-Off® Contest 27, 1976
Marie Balhiser
Salem, Oregon

Ingredients

Fruit Mixture

4
cups (4 medium) chopped peeled apples
2
cups fresh or frozen cranberries
1
cup water
1 1/4
cups sugar
1/2
cup chopped nuts, if desired
2
tablespoons cornstarch
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon cinnamon

Topping

1
(12-oz.) can Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Jr. Golden Layers® refrigerated biscuits
1/4
cup sugar
1/2
teaspoon cinnamon
3
tablespoons margarine or butter, melted
1/4
cup chopped nuts

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. In large saucepan, combine apples, cranberries and water; cook over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  • 2 In small bowl, combine 1 1/4 cups sugar, 1/2 cup nuts, cornstarch, salt and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon. Stir into apple mixture; cook 2 to 4 minutes or until thickened. Pour into ungreased 13x9-inch pan.
  • 3 Separate dough into 10 biscuits. Separate each biscuit into 2 layers. In another small bowl, combine 1/4 cup sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Dip one side of each biscuit in melted butter, then in sugar mixture. Arrange biscuits, sugared side up, over hot apple mixture, overlapping to make 2 rows. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup nuts.
  • 4 Bake at 400°F. for 20 to 25 minutes or until deep golden brown. If desired, serve warm with cream or ice cream.
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. In large saucepan, combine apples, cranberries and water; cook over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  • 2 In small bowl, combine 1 1/4 cups sugar, 1/2 cup nuts, cornstarch, salt and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon. Stir into apple mixture; cook 2 to 4 minutes or until thickened. Pour into ungreased 13x9-inch pan.
  • 3 Separate dough into 10 biscuits. Separate each biscuit into 2 layers. In another small bowl, combine 1/4 cup sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Dip one side of each biscuit in melted butter, then in sugar mixture. Arrange biscuits, sugared side up, over hot apple mixture, overlapping to make 2 rows. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup nuts.
  • 4 Bake at 400°F. for 20 to 25 minutes or until deep golden brown. If desired, serve warm with cream or ice cream.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/10 of Recipe
Calories
350
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
20%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
390mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
55g
18%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
38g
38%
Protein
3g
3%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 2 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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