The Best Caramel Apple Cobbler Dump Cake

If you’re looking for quick and easy dessert recipes, this apple dump cake is so simple to make with just a few ingredients including boxed cake mix and canned apple pie filling! It’s perfect for fall, especially Thanksgiving or Christmas when you’re feeding a crowd. Your entire family will love this impressive sweet treat served warm with vanilla ice cream.

Course: Dessert
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  • 2 (21 ounce) cans apple pie filling
  • 1/2 (11 ounce) bag caramel bits (found in the baking section by the chocolate chips)
  • 1 (15 ounce) box yellow cake mix
  • 1 cup melted butter (2 sticks)
  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9×13 baking dish with non-stick spray.

  2. Spread both cans of apple pie filling onto the bottom of your prepared dish.

  3. Sprinkle about half of the bag of caramel bits evenly over the top of the pie filling.

  4. Evenly distribute the dry cake mix over top.

  5. Pour the melted butter evenly over the cake mix covering as much of it as you can.

  6. Bake uncovered in the center rack for 30-40 minutes or until the buttery cake mix turns a deep golden brown.

  7. Allow it to cool for about 5 minutes and then serve warm with vanilla ice cream.