If you’re looking for an easy dessert, this cake mix apple cobbler is as easy as “set it and forget it”. You’ll use the crock pot for this delicious treat, and using a cake mix as the base makes it convenient and simple.
PRINTABLE RECIPE IS AT THE END OF THIS POST
Whether it’s for a family gathering, a holiday or just dessert after dinner on a chilly weeknight, slow cookers aren’t just for dinner!
Making Cake Mix Apple Cobbler in the Crock Pot
Did you know that you can make apple cobbler with cake mix? It’s the perfect shortcut, saving you the time of measuring out all the dry ingredients yourself.
Within minutes you’ll have all the cobbler ingredients layered and ready go, so that when you return home not only is dessert ready but your house will permeate that sweet, warm aroma of baked apples and cinnamon! It’s the perfect easy dessert!
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Now that my kids are older and have all moved out on their own, it’s nice to throw this into the crockpot for a no-fuss dessert on Sunday dinner visits. This crock pot apple cobbler is a wonderful time saver, especially since I know I’ll be busy all day but want a warm and gooey dessert.
Busy moms! When you come home from work then run out the door for soccer practice, expecting company can be pretty stressful. Just toss together a batch of this sweet slow cooker apple cobbler and it’s one less dish you’ll need to worry about later.
I’ve made this when friends come over, we’ve had it for Sunday supper dessert, and I’ve even made this recipe for a party! Everyone loves it, especially topped with vanilla ice cream with a little caramel sauce drizzled on top.
To Make Cake Mix Apple Cobbler in the Crock Pot You Will Need:
- 2 (20 oz) cans of apple pie filling (1 can if using a crock smaller than 4.5 quart)
- 1 box white cake mix
- ½ teaspoon cinnamon
- 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
- Cinnamon sugar (optional)
- Vanilla ice cream (optional)
It’s as simple as layering the ingredients, setting a timer, and walking away! Get complete, printable instructions below. If you make it, I would love to hear what you thought of it!
This is the CrockPot I use, it has the iStir function. I don’t use the stirring function for this particular recipe, but it’s awesome for stews, soups, and chilis!
More Dessert Recipes You Might Enjoy
- For other similar recipes, try quick cranberry apple cobbler or apple cranberry crisp. (Both would be great for Thanksgiving dinner!)
- Also appropriate for Thanksgiving, this pumpkin cobbler in a jar looks fancy but takes just minutes to make.
- Looking for other fruit cobblers? Try making a slow cooker blackberry cobbler, or a 3-ingredient French vanilla peach cobbler.
- This white peach cobbler has my mouth watering!
More of my Crockpot favorites:
I love using my crockpot, especially during fall and winter! Here are several of my all time favorite slow cooker recipes:
- Crockpot Roast Beef – Super easy to throw together, only a few ingredients and there are never any leftovers!
- Crockpot Chicken & Dumplings – This is another super easy recipes, a few items and tonight you’ll have dinner!
- Crockpot Macaroni & Cheese – This mac and cheese is always a favorite, and it doesn’t take long to make.
- Crockpot Corn on the Cob – If you’re not ready to let go of summer, this corn on the cob recipe is perfect for you!
- Crockpot Salisbury Steaks – You can make these in the oven too, but I made sure to include a crockpot version of one of my favorite dinners!
Check out the video below on making this cake mix apple cobbler in the crockpot!
Cake Mix Apple Cobbler in the CrockPot
- 40 ounces apple pie filling 2 20-oz cans, 1 can if using a crock smaller than 4.5 quart
- 16 ounce box white cake mix
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 6 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
- Cinnamon sugar optional
- Vanilla ice cream optional
- Empty both cans of apple pie filling into the crock. If you like, sprinkle apples with cinnamon sugar.
- Mix cinnamon into the dry cake mix, then sprinkle dry cake mix mixture on top of the apples.
- Spoon the melted butter onto the cake mix layer. Do not mix the butter with the cake mix. The moisture generated from the slow cooker will bake the cake.
- Cook on high setting for 4 hours (or on low for 6 hours).
- Spoon cobbler into dishes and serve topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.