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Apple Dumpling French Toast Bake

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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8


  • 2 Granny Smith apples diced
  • 2/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 12 tablespoons unsalted butter melted and cooled
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup Original Bisquick™ mix
  • 6 small croissants torn in bite size pieces


  • Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish with baking spray. Set aside.
  • In 10-inch skillet, sauté apples with sugars until apples are tender and sugar is caramelized. Add vanilla, and stir. Remove from heat.
  • While apples are cooking, in small bowl, mix butter with cinnamon and ginger.
  • In large bowl, beat eggs and milk. Beat in Bisquick® mix and butter mixture with whisk. Add in pieces of croissant; allow them to soak while apples cook.
  • When apples are ready, add apple mixture to soaking croissants. Stir to combine. Pour into baking dish.
  • Bake 45 minutes. Serve hot.


Recipe and photo courtesy of Betty Crocker