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Cranberry-Apple Biscuits

 Cranberry-Apple Biscuits
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.
8 ServingsPrep/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.

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Cranberry-Apple Biscuits (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • 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.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 349 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 612 mg sodium, 57 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.