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Easy Apple-Cranberry Dessert Squares

Easy Apple-Cranberry Dessert Squares
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 32
Looking for a delicious fruit dessert? Then check out these apple and cranberry squares made with Original Bisquick® mix and served with ice cream.
Updated January 5, 2012

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

Steps

  • 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.

  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
130
Total Fat
14g
22%
Saturated Fat
7g
37%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
55mg
18%
Sodium
210mg
9%
Potassium
150mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
35g
12%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
23g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
4%
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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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