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Apple-Gingerbread Cobbler

Yield Makes 8 servings
Whip up this top-rated dessert in a flash. The cobbler starts with gingerbread mix and apple pie filling, then calls for a few standard kitchen staples. The ingredients keep for awhile, so stock up for a batch to make when guests arrive unexpectedly.

Ingredients

  • 1 (14-ounce) package gingerbread mix, divided
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, divided
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 (21-ounce) cans apple pie filling
  • Vanilla ice cream

How to Make It

  1. Stir together 2 cups gingerbread mix and 3/4 cup water until smooth; set mixture aside.

  2. Stir together remaining gingerbread mix and brown sugar; cut in 1/4 cup butter until mixture is crumbly. Stir in pecans; set aside.

  3. Combine apple pie filling and remaining 1/4 cup butter in a large saucepan, and cook, stirring often, 5 minutes over medium heat or until thoroughly heated.

  4. Spoon hot apple mixture evenly into a lightly greased 11x7-inch baking dish. Spoon gingerbread mixture evenly over hot apple mixture; sprinkle with pecan mixture.

  5. Bake at 375° for 30 to 35 minutes or until set. Serve cobbler with vanilla ice cream.