Quick Cranberry Apple Dessert

Treat your family to this nutty apple and cranberry dessert that's topped with Pillsbury® Grands!® Jr. Golden Layers® biscuits - a baked delight.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 10

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
  • 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
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    390mg
    390%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    55g
    55%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    38g
    38%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    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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