Easy Apple-Cranberry Dessert Squares

Looking for a delicious fruit dessert? Then check out these apple and cranberry squares made with Original Bisquick® mix and served with ice cream.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 32

Ingredients

Crust

2 1/2
cups Original Bisquick™ mix
1 1/2
cups quick-cooking oats
1
cup packed brown sugar
1
cup cold butter or margarine
1/2
cup chopped pecans

Filling

8
cups thinly sliced peeled apples (about 5 large)
1
bag (6 oz) sweetened dried cranberries
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1
tablespoon ground cinnamon
1
container (8 oz) sour cream
3
eggs
1/2
gallon vanilla ice cream

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 15x10-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix Bisquick mix, oats and brown sugar. Cut in butter, using pastry blender (or pulling 2 table knives through ingredients in opposite directions), until mixture is crumbly. Remove 1 1/2 cups crumb mixture to small bowl; stir in pecans. Set aside for topping. Pat remaining crumb mixture into bottom of pan.
  • 3 In large bowl, toss apples, cranberries, granulated sugar and cinnamon. In small bowl, whisk together sour cream and eggs. Pour over apple mixture; toss to coat. Spoon filling over crust; sprinkle reserved crumb/nut mixture over filling.
  • 4 Bake 45 to 55 minutes or until topping is golden brown and apples are tender. Cool 30 minutes. Cut into 8 rows by 4 rows. Serve warm with ice cream.

Expert Tips

When choosing apples for this recipe, try 4 cups of a tart apple type (such as Granny Smith) and 4 cups of a sweeter apple (such as Gala) for a flavor variation.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
210mg
210%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
23g
23%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 1/2 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.