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Cranberry-Apple Nut Crunch

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min.


8 servings

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. —Joyce Sheets, Lafayette, Indiana
Cranberry-Apple Nut Crunch Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3 cups chopped peeled apples
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 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


  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.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 422 calories, 20g fat (8g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 152mg sodium, 62g carbohydrate (47g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein.

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