Apple Crisp Snickerdoodle Skillet Cookie

Blogger Heather Baird of SprinkleBakes brings fall flavor to the table with a mash-up of two classic desserts.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 10

Snickerdoodle Cookie Base

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
3
eggs
1/2
cup butter, softened

Oat Topping

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

Apple Topping

1
can (21 oz) apple pie filling

Garnish

1
container (8 oz) 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 center comes out clean. Remove from oven; place skillet on cooling rack.
  • 4 Increase oven temperature to 425°F. Grease cookie 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 cookie sheet.
  • 6 Bake at 425°F 5 to 8 minutes or until mixture is golden brown around edges and bubbly in center. Remove from oven; break up topping with fork. Topping will be soft at first, but will harden as it cools. Cool topping completely on cookie sheet.
  • 7 Top Snickerdoodle Cookie Base with apple pie filling. Heap oat topping over pie filling. Spoon whipped topping onto top center of dessert; sprinkle with additional cinnamon. Store in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

Whipped topping can be served on the side, if desired.

Reheat servings in the microwave on High in 30-second increments and serve with vanilla ice cream.