Dark Chocolate Caramel Apple Crisp

Dark Chocolate Caramel Apple Crisp

Blogger Arlene Cummings of Cooking With Sugar shares a favorite recipe. Apple crisp is delicious on its own but throw in some dark chocolate, caramel and nuts and you have a whole new twist on this traditional favorite.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:20

Hr:Mins

Makes

12

servings

Apple Filling
8
large Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and chopped into 1 inch chunks
1
tablespoon flour
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
12
caramels, unwrapped, chopped
Topping
1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® Oatmeal Cookie Mix
1/2
cup butter, melted
1/2
cup chopped pecans or walnuts
1/3
cup dark chocolate chips
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray a 9x13 inch glass baking dish with cooking spay.
  2. Place apples in baking dish and sprinkle with the flour and cinnamon. Mix well, making sure all the apples are coated. Sprinkle the chopped caramels evenly over the apples.
  3. In a large bowl, using fork, mix cookie mix and melted butter until crumbly. Mix in walnuts and the chocolate chips. Sprinkle over apple mixture.
  4. Bake uncovered 30 to 40 minutes or until top is golden brown and bubbling.
Makes 12 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Here are some other fun and yummy variations to try.
White Chocolate Caramel Apple Crisp:
Use 1/3 cup white chocolate chips, 12 caramel squares, chopped and 1/2 cup of chopped nuts.
Camp Fire Apple Crisp:
Use 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips, 4 crumbled graham crackers, and 1 1/2 cups mini marshmallows.
Aloha Apple Crisp:
Use 1/3 cup white chocolate chips, 1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts and 1 cup shredded sweetened coconut.
Tips:
Serve warm with ice cream or whipped cream. Amazing!
If you are a real chocolate lover you can add some extra chocolate chips on top of the crisp, as well as in the mix.
Prefer milk chocolate chips? Use 1/2 cup because they’re sweeter than the dark.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
        Exchanges: Free*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.