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Apple Pecan Cobbler Dump Cake

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  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 12
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You’re just six ingredients away from a buttery, golden dessert all dressed up for the holidays. Have your cake and cobbler too, topped in pecans and made rich and creamy with the addition of cream cheese baked into the cake. This one-dish dessert is such a snap to make, it’s our version of a Christmas miracle.
Updated Aug 21, 2019
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  • 2 cans (21 oz each) apple pie filling with more fruit
  • 1 package (8 oz) cold cream cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ Yellow Cake Mix
  • 3/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/3 cup from 1 tub (16 oz) Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy Vanilla Frosting (from 16-oz container)


  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. Spread apple pie filling evenly in bottom of pan. Top evenly with cubed cream cheese; sprinkle evenly with dry cake mix. Pour melted butter evenly over top, covering as much cake mix as possible. Sprinkle pecans over top.
  • 2
    Bake 48 to 52 minutes or until top of cake is golden brown and bubbling on edges. Cool 10 minutes.
  • 3
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave frosting uncovered on High 10 to 15 seconds or until thin enough to drizzle. Using fork, drizzle warmed frosting over top. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    Cream cheese is easier to cut into cubes when it is chilled, not softened.
  • tip 2
    Leftover cake should be covered and stored in the refrigerator.
  • tip 3
    Make this dessert extra special by serving with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

Nutrition Information

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