In a saucepan, combine the cranberries, granulated sugar and water. Bring to a boil and simmer until all the cranberries have burst and the sauce is thickened stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes. Let cool.
Brown the butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Watch it closely as it can go from brown to burnt within a few seconds. Let cool.
Preheat oven to 350 F. Stir together the browned butter, brown sugar, egg and vanilla in a medium bowl. In a separate bowl, stir together the flour, oatmeal and cinnamon. Add the dry ingredients to the wet and stir until combined and crumbly.
Press half of the mixture in a well greased 9 x 13 inch pan. Stir together the cranberries with the apples and spread on top of the crumb base. Top with the remaining crumb mixture. Bake in a preheat oven for 26-28 minutes. Let cool.