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Apple Cranberry Cobbler - Healthy Option

This delicious dessert is naturally sweetened from the fresh apples and extra delicious from the mouth-watering sauce made from the whole and dried cranberries. The brown sugar crumb topping just puts it over the edge!
Course Desserts
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6 servings


For the Apple Cranberry Base

  • 3/4 lb fresh apples, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 2 cups whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/8 cup all-purpose white flour

For the Topping

  • 2 1/2 tbsp. all-purpose white flour
  • 2/3 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup margarine, soft/tub, zero trans fat


  1. Combine apples, cranberry sauce, dried cranberries, lemon juice and first amount of flour (amount indicated for apple cranberry base only). Pour into non-stick baking pan (or one sprayed with non-stick spray).
  2. In bowl, combine second amounts of flour (one indicated for the topping), along with the brown sugar. Cut in margarine with pastry blender until crumbly.
  3. Sprinkle over apple cranberry base mixture. Bake at 350 degrees for 50-55 minutes or until fruit is tender and top is slightly browned.

Recipe Notes


Nutrition Information Per Serving
Calories:  180
Total Fat: 3.5g
Saturated Fat: 1.5g
Trans Fat: 0.g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Protein: 1g
Carbohydrates: 36g
Sodium: 40mg
Fiber: 2g