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Cranberry-Apple Nut Crunch Recipe

Cranberry-Apple Nut Crunch Recipe

This dessert is especially pretty and appropriate for the holidays. I updated my mother's recipe using instant oatmeal to make it even easier to fix.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups chopped peeled apples
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • TOPPING:
  • 3 packets (1.51 ounces each) instant oatmeal with cinnamon and spice
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • Whole cranberries for garnish
  • Vanilla ice cream, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine first four ingredients and mix well. Place in a 2-qt. baking dish; set aside. For topping, combine oatmeal, nuts, flour, sugar and butter in another bowl. Mix well; spoon evenly over fruit mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 50-60 minutes or until fruit is bubbly and tender. Garnish with cranberries. Serve warm with ice cream if desired. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 422 calories, 20 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 152 mg sodium, 62 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein.