Easy Apple Crisp Recipe

Looking for a quick and easy apple crisp recipe?  

This easy apple crisp recipe is YUMMY!  The typical apple crisp recipe has an oat and nut and sugar topping mixed with butter and  crumbled on top.  This Make Life Special easy version of an apple crisp recipe is topped with a Spice cake mix , nuts and melted butter to create that  crunchy sweet topping we all love. Plus, the spice cake mix really adds a great cinnamon and spice flavor to the dessert.   And, what could be easier than to use canned apple filling!  Make Life Special recipes are all about EASY so enjoy this EASY and YUMMY Apple Crisp recipe!

Apple Spice Cake Pudding Hot Out of the Oven

I recently posted my recipe for Cherry Cake Pudding.  One of my readers said she loves to make this recipe with Apple Pie Filling and Spice Cake Mix instead of using the Cherry Pie Filling and White or Yellow Cake Mix.   Thank you Victoria H. for this great idea!  Here is the recipe for an easy apple crisp recipe:

Apple Spice Cake Pudding

Apple Spice Cake Pudding

Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes


  • 2 cans Apple Pie Filling
  • 1 package Spice Cake Mix
  • 2 sticks of butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts


  1. Grease a 9 X 13 inch pan. Spread pie filling in bottom of pan.
  2. Sprinkle dry cake mix evenly over the top.
  3. Pour melted butter over the top.
  4. Sprinkle nuts on top.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.

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Apple Spice Cake Pudding Ingredients 

Pour Apple Pie Filling in Pan and Top With Cake Mix


Pour Melted Butter over Apple Spice Cake Pudding


Ready for the oven….

Apple Spice Cake Pudding Ready for the Oven


Enjoy a big bowl of this yummy dessert right out of the oven topped with vanilla ice cream and caramel topping!

Remember…”Let’s  Make Life Special  by sharing great food with our family and friends!  Enjoy!”


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  1. Thank you so much for sharing my idea with the apple pie filling and spice cake! I feel like a celeb or something! lol…..LOVE your recipes and ideas! Victoria

  2. This was delicious! I only had anglefood cake did not have nuts on hand, but it was a hit! Very good recipe, thank you so much for sharing!

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