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Apple Crisp Snickerdoodle Skillet Cookie

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  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 10
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Snickerdoodle cookies serve as the base for an apple crisp topping. Serve warm, topped with whipped cream and a side of vanilla ice cream, and then retreat to your happy place. Recipe by Heather Baird.
Created Jan 18, 2018
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  • 1 pouch Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened

  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon water

  • 1 can (540 mL) apple pie filling

  • 3 cups frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • Additional ground cinnamon, if desired


  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease 9-inch cast-iron skillet with shortening or spray with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat cookie mix, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, the vanilla and eggs with electric mixer until just combined. Add 1/2 cup butter; beat until smooth. Spread mixture in skillet.
  • 3
    Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean. Remove from oven; place skillet on cooling rack.
  • 4
    Increase oven temperature to 425°F. Grease baking sheet with shortening or line with cooking parchment paper.
  • 5
    To make Oat Topping, in small bowl, stir together oats, brown sugar, granulated sugar, flour and 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon. With fork, mash 1/2 cup butter into dry mixture until crumbly. Sprinkle water over mixture; stir briefly. Spread mixture on baking sheet.
  • 6
    Bake at 425°F 5 to 8 minutes or until mixture is golden brown around edges and bubbly in centre. Remove from oven; break up topping with fork. Topping will be soft at first, but will harden as it cools. Cool topping completely on baking sheet.
  • 7
    Top Snickerdoodle Cookie Base with apple pie filling. Heap oat topping over pie filling. Spoon whipped topping onto top centre of dessert; sprinkle with additional cinnamon. Store in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    Whipped topping can be served on the side, if desired.
  • Tip 2
    Reheat servings in the microwave on High in 30-second increments and serve with vanilla ice cream.

Nutrition Information

391.2 Calories, 25.5g Total Fat, 4.5g Protein, 38.4g Total Carbs, 22.2g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 10
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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