Place in greased oblong pan, 10x6x1.5-inches, 4 cups sliced pared apples or peeled peaches or 1 no 2.5 can peaches, drained.
Sprinkle over fruit 2 tablespoons water, 1/4 to 1/3 cup sugar (depending on tartness of fruit).
Mix together 1 1/4 cups Bisquick, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Beat thoroughly 1 egg. Pour the egg slowly over the Bisquick mixture in a thin stream, stirring constantly with a fork, until crumbly.
Sprinkle over fruit. Pour over all 1/4 cup melted shortening.
Bake about 25 minutes in a moderately hot oven (400-degrees), until brown. Serve hot or cold with plain or whipped cream.