Cranberry-Apple Biscuits Recipe

Cranberry-Apple Biscuits Recipe
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Cranberry-Apple Biscuits Recipe

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Tangy cranberries and sweet apples blend beautifully with tender biscuits on this pretty holiday dessert. Serve the fruity treats alone or with vanilla ice cream.
Recommended: Biscuits
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 tube (16.3 ounces) large refrigerated flaky biscuits
  • SAUCE:
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3 cups diced peeled tart apples
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1/2 cup water, divided
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

Directions

Place butter in a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, combine the sugar, cinnamon and ginger. Dip the top of each biscuit in butter, then in sugar mixture. Place sugar side up 2 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 15-17 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to a wire rack.
For sauce, in a saucepan, combine the sugar, cinnamon and ginger. Add the apples, cranberries, 1/4 cup water and lemon juice. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Combine cornstarch and remaining water until smooth. Stir into fruit mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Pour about 1/3 cup sauce over each biscuit. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Cranberry-Apple Biscuits in Taste of Home Meals in Minutes Calendar Annual 2003, p11

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 349 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 612mg sodium, 57g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.

  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 tube (16.3 ounces) large refrigerated flaky biscuits
  • SAUCE:
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3 cups diced peeled tart apples
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1/2 cup water, divided
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  1. Place butter in a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, combine the sugar, cinnamon and ginger. Dip the top of each biscuit in butter, then in sugar mixture. Place sugar side up 2 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 15-17 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to a wire rack.
  2. For sauce, in a saucepan, combine the sugar, cinnamon and ginger. Add the apples, cranberries, 1/4 cup water and lemon juice. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Combine cornstarch and remaining water until smooth. Stir into fruit mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Pour about 1/3 cup sauce over each biscuit. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Cranberry-Apple Biscuits in Taste of Home Meals in Minutes Calendar Annual 2003, p11

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