Cran Crumble


Serving Size:
1/2 cup

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein
  • Vegetarian


  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 3 medium apples
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar 
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter


  1. Preheat oven to 375º F.
  2. Cut cranberries in half. Core, peel and dice apples.
  3. Combine cranberries, apples, 1/4 cup packed brown sugar and cinnamon in a large bowl.
  4. Spray a 13” x 9” baking dish with cooking spray and pour in cranberry mixture.
  5. Combine flour, remaining 1/2 cup packed brown sugar and white sugar in a medium bowl.  Add butter and cut into flour mixture with a pastry blender or by hand. Mix well to make coarse crumbs.
  6. Sprinkle topping on cranberry mixture and bake for 50 minutes or until topping is golden brown.

Helpful hints

  • A half portion is recommended if you have diabetes, or replace sugar with low calorie sweeteners to decrease carbohydrate to 22 grams. Count as 1-1/2 carbohydrate choices.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 220

Protein 1 g

Carbohydrates 45 g

Fat 5 g

Cholesterol 12 mg

Sodium 7 mg

Potassium 114 mg

Phosphorus 17 mg

Calcium 20 mg

Fiber 1.6 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 1 fruit, low potassium 
  • 1 high-calorie

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