Crispy Baked Apple-Cranberry Treats

Serves 12 | 

Sweet pastry crisps with bits of apple and cranberry.

Ingredients:

8 tart apples, (peeled, cored and cut into 1/2-inch wedges)
1/2 cup apple juice
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/4 cup sugar
1 3/4 sticks butter, (unsalted)
1 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup rolled oats
1 cup cranberries, (dried)
1/4 cup brown sugar

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Combine cinnamon with flour in a medium mixing bowl. Cut 1 1/2 sticks of butter into small chunks, add to cinnamon-flour mixture. Blend until small clumps form. Slowly add in sugar, oats, brown sugar and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, toss together lemon juice with apples and sugar. Add in the cranberries, remaining butter and apple juice. Toss ingredients together.
  4. Spread mixture into a medium baking tray. Top with brown sugar mixture.
  5. Bake for 60 minutes. The top should be golden brown.