RECIPE: Cranberry Apple Crisp

Enjoy this diabetic friendly, healthy dessert for the holidays

SAN ANTONIO – Thanks to the Texas Diabetes Institute, they have provided us with a low-calorie diabetic friendly dessert recipe!

Just in time for the holiday season, there will be a healthy cooking class on how to make healthy desserts on November 10 at 11 a.m. at the Texas Diabetes Institute

Cranberry Apple Crisp

Preparation time: 60 minutes
Number of
servings : 10
Serving Size: ½ cup
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 2 cups frozen cranberries
  • 3 cups Granny Smith apples, cored, peeled & diced
  • ¼ cup Truvia Baking Blend ®
  • 1 teaspoon flour


  • 1 cup oats
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • ¼ cup Truvia Baking Blend ®
  • ⅓ cup soft tub margarine


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat 8 x 8 baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. To prepare topping :  In a medium-sized bowl, combine rolled oats, flour, margarine, cinnamon, and sugar substitute.
  3. To prepare filling :  In a large bowl, combine apple, cranberries, flour, and sugar substitute.
  4. Place fruit mixture into prepared baking dish. Sprinkle oat mixture over the fruit mixture.
  5. Bake 45 minutes at 375 degrees F. Serve warm and enjoy!

Nutrient Analysis

  • Calories: 130
  • Total carbohydrate: 25 grams
  • Dietary fiber: 3 grams
  • Protein: 2 grams
  • Total fat: 3 grams
  • Saturated fat: 0.5 grams
  • Sodium: 50 milligrams

(Recipe source : Clarissa Rivera MS, RDN, LD, CDE, Dietitian Diabetes Educator)

For more information on healthy, diabetic friendly and low-calorie recipes, you can visit University Health System at www.universityhealthsystem.com , or call 210-358-7100.

Information courtesy University Health System and Texas Diabetes Institute

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