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Apple Cranberry Cobbler


Apple Cranberry Cobbler

Apple Cranberry Cobbler

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Makes 8 servings

Ingredients

6 medium Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
3/4 cup dried cranberries or dried cherries
1/3 cup orange juice
2/3 cup packed light brown sugar
1-1/2 cups plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided
1-1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
3/4 cup plus 1 teaspoon granulated sugar, divided
1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 egg
1/3 cup milk
1/4 cup butter, melted
1 cup apple butter
2 tablespoons amaretto liqueur (optional)
Mint leaves (optional)

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Place apples and cranberries in 11X7-inch baking dish. Drizzle orange juice over fruit.
  2. Combine brown sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, cinnamon and cloves in small bowl. Pour over apple mixture; toss to coat.
  3. Combine remaining 1-1/2 cups flour, 3/4 cup granulated sugar and baking powder in medium bowl. Add egg, milk and butter; stir to blend. Drop tablespoonfuls over top of apple mixture.
  4. Sprinkle remaining 1 teaspoon granulated sugar over topping. Bake 35 minutes or until topping is lightly browned and apples are tender. Cool slightly in pan on wire rack.
  5. Combine apple butter and liqueur, if desired, in small microwavable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 1 minute or until warm. Spoon 1 to 2 tablespoonfuls sauce over each serving. Garnish with mint leaves, if desired.

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