Spray counter lightly with non-stick cooking spray. Combine Texas rolls or dinner rolls into a ball and roll into a 14-inch circle. Place in a sprayed 12-inch deep dish pizza pan.
Combine 2 tablespoons sugar with lemon peel and sprinkle over dough. Core and peel apples: slice thin. Arrange apple slices on dough in concentric design. Sprinkle with cranberries. Mix together butter, 1/2 cup sugar, flour and vanilla.
Heat the mixture slightly to thin, then pour over apples and cranberries. Bake at 350°F 25-30 minutes.