Cake Mix Apple Crisp

Lisa Foote


This is a fail proof recipe that is always delicious. I use pecans in the topping but you can use any nut of your choice or omit.You could also use white or yellow cake mix , but I think the spice cake mix gives it a great flavor Enjoy!

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20 Min
55 Min


med granny smith apples, peeled cored and cubed
3 Tbsp
butter, unsalted
3/4-1 c
brown sugar
1/4 c
white sugar
1 tsp
1 box
spice cake boxed cake mix (used dry in this recipe-do not add ingredients listed on box!)
1 c
pecans, in pieces (or your favorite nut)
1 stick
butter, unsalted

How to Make Cake Mix Apple Crisp


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9x13 pan with shortening or spray. Set aside
  • 2In a large skillet, place 3 TBSP butter on med heat, aonce melted add apples, sugars and cinnamon. Reduce heat to low and cook for 4-5 minutes, until apples are semi soft and coated in sugar mixture. Transfer to prepared 9x13 pan and spread out evenly in pan.
  • 3Melt 1 stick of butter in the microwave on low heat or in increments of 20 seconds until completely melted.
  • 4Pour DRY cake mix over apple mixture and spread out evenly. Spoon or slowly pour melted butter onto dry cake mix until evenly distributed.
  • 5Bake at 350 degrees for 55-60 minutes until crusty and bubbly. Serve warm or room them with ice cream or whipped cream. Store covered for up to 4 days.

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About Cake Mix Apple Crisp

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids