Caramel Apple Raisin Cobbler

Becca www.itsyummi.com

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@ChefBec

This recipe happened as a "throw together" for National Oatmeal Day when I needed to use up some Granny Smith apples. It tastes great cold, but it's FANTASTIC when warmed up and served with freshly whipped cream or ice cream!

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Serves:

12-15

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter, unsalted
1/4 c
shortening, butter flavor
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 3/4 c
all purpose flour
1 c
quick cooking or old fashioned oats
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/4 tsp
nutmeg
1/2 c
chopped walnuts (optional)

FILLING

1/2 c
raisins, craisins, or dried cherries
3 c
peeled & chopped apples, dusted with 3 tablespoons of flour or 21oz of apple pie filling
11 oz
caramels
3 Tbsp
butter, unsalted

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
2
In a bowl, cream butter, shortening and brown sugar until fluffy.
3
Add flour, oats, salt and baking soda; mix well. Stir in nuts, if desired. Set aside 1 ½ cups of the mixture.
4
Press the remaining mixture into an ungreased 11-in. x 8-in. baking pan.
5
Sprinkle the dried fruit over the oatmeal mixture, and place the apples on top.
6
In a saucepan, melt the caramels and butter over medium low heat; drizzle over the apples.
7
Top with the reserved oatmeal mixture.
8
Bake at 400° F (375° F convection) for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned. Best served warm.

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