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Cranberry Apple Crisp

This lightened-up spin on classic fruit crisp is sure to be a new family favorite for the holidays.  Get the kids involved by breaking up the pecans by hand, stirring ingredients together or sprinkling the topping over the fruit. Serve with lowfat vanilla Greek yogurt for a fun spin.

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Nutrition Tip: Cranberries are not just for the holidays! Sprinkle over salads or mix in with your favorite trail mix for an immune boost thanks to their high antioxidant content.

Cranberry Apple Crisp

Cranberry Apple Crisp

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes


  • 2 cups fresh cranberries
  • 3 cups chopped apples
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, divided
  • 1/2 cup (plus 2 Tbsp.) whole wheat flour, divided
  • 1 cup old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine cranberries, apples, ½ cup sugar and 2 Tbsp. flour in mixing bowl. Pour into greased 8x8-inch baking dish.
  3. Combine oats, pecans, ½ cup sugar, ½ cup flour, butter, cinnamon, vanilla and salt in mixing bowl until all ingredients are blended; mixture should resemble coarse crumbs. Sprinkle over fruit.
  4. Bake 30-40 minutes, or until topping is lightly browned, mixture is bubbly and apples in middle are tender.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 383Total Fat: 23gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 103mgCarbohydrates: 40gFiber: 5gSugar: 22gProtein: 6g

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Amber Gray

About the Author

Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

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