Snickerdoodle Cobbler

Craving a dessert that combines the comforting warmth of snickerdoodle cookies with the sweet allure of apple pie? Look no further than this heavenly Snickerdoodle Cobbler recipe! This delightful fusion of flavors is sure to tantalize your taste buds and leave you craving more. Best of all, it’s surprisingly simple to whip up, making it the perfect indulgence for any occasion.


  • 1 package of Krusteaz Snickerdoodle Cookie Mix
  • ½ cup of butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 can of apple pie filling
  • 3 tablespoons of caramel topping


  1. Preheat and Prepare: Begin by preheating your oven to 375°F. While the oven warms up, grab a mixing bowl and combine the snickerdoodle cookie mix, softened butter, and egg. Mix until the ingredients are thoroughly blended.
  2. Prep the Pan: Take an 8 x 8-inch baking pan and coat it with cooking spray to prevent sticking. Spread half of the prepared cookie dough evenly across the bottom of the pan in small spoonfuls.
  3. Layer it Up: Sprinkle half of the included cinnamon sugar packet from the cookie mix over the layer of dough. Then, spread the apple pie filling evenly on top of the cinnamon sugar layer.
  4. Top it Off: Drop the remaining cookie dough over the apple pie filling layer in spoonfuls. Sprinkle the remaining cinnamon sugar over the top for an extra burst of flavor. Finally, drizzle the luscious caramel topping over the entire dish, adding an irresistible touch of sweetness.
  5. Bake to Perfection: Place the assembled cobbler in the preheated oven and bake for 30-35 minutes, or until the top is gloriously golden brown and the edges are bubbling with decadence.
  6. Serve and Enjoy: Once baked to perfection, allow the Snickerdoodle Cobbler to cool slightly before serving. For an extra indulgent experience, consider topping each serving with an additional drizzle of caramel sauce. Whether enjoyed warm or at room temperature, this delectable dessert is sure to impress.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 30-35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 8

Serving and Storage Tips:

Serving Suggestions:

  1. Warm Indulgence: Serve the Snickerdoodle Cobbler warm straight from the oven for a comforting and irresistible treat.
  2. à la Mode: Take your dessert to the next level by pairing each serving with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of whipped cream.
  3. Caramel Drizzle: Enhance the presentation and flavor by adding an extra drizzle of caramel sauce over each serving.
  4. Family Style: Share the joy by serving the cobbler directly from the baking dish, allowing everyone to dig in and enjoy.

Storage Tips:

  1. Refrigeration: Store any leftover Snickerdoodle Cobbler in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days.
  2. Reheating: To enjoy leftover cobbler, simply reheat individual servings in the microwave for a warm and comforting dessert.
  3. Freezing: While this cobbler is best enjoyed fresh, you can freeze leftovers for up to 2-3 months. Wrap the cooled cobbler tightly in plastic wrap or aluminum foil before placing it in a freezer-safe container or bag.
  4. Thawing and Reheating: When ready to enjoy frozen cobbler, allow it to thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Then, reheat it in the oven at 350°F until warmed through, or microwave individual servings as needed.

By following these serving and storage tips, you can ensure that every bite of your Snickerdoodle Cobbler is as delightful as the first. Whether serving it fresh out of the oven or savoring leftovers later on, this delectable dessert is sure to bring joy to every occasion.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

1. Can I use homemade snickerdoodle cookie dough instead of a mix for this recipe? Absolutely! While the Krusteaz Snickerdoodle Cookie Mix adds convenience, you can certainly use your favorite homemade snickerdoodle cookie dough recipe. Just ensure that the consistency of the dough is similar to that of the mix for optimal results.

2. Can I substitute the apple pie filling with fresh apples? Yes, you can substitute canned apple pie filling with fresh apples if you prefer. Simply peel, core, and slice your desired quantity of apples and toss them with cinnamon and sugar to taste before layering them in the cobbler. Adjust the baking time as needed to ensure the apples are tender.

3. Can I make this recipe ahead of time? While the Snickerdoodle Cobbler is best enjoyed fresh, you can prepare it ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator before baking. Simply assemble the cobbler according to the recipe instructions up to the point of baking, cover it tightly with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for up to 24 hours. When ready to bake, remove it from the refrigerator, allow it to come to room temperature, and bake as directed.

4. Can I omit the caramel topping or substitute it with something else? Absolutely! While the caramel topping adds a deliciously decadent touch to the cobbler, you can omit it if you prefer or substitute it with other toppings such as a drizzle of chocolate sauce, a sprinkle of chopped nuts, or a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Feel free to customize the topping to suit your taste preferences and dietary restrictions.


  1. Fruit Varieties: Experiment with different fruit fillings to create unique flavor combinations. Try substituting the apple pie filling with cherry, peach, or mixed berry pie filling for a delightful twist on this classic dessert.
  2. Nutty Crunch: Add a crunchy texture to your cobbler by mixing chopped nuts such as pecans or walnuts into the cookie dough or sprinkling them over the top before baking. This addition not only enhances the flavor but also adds a satisfying crunch to every bite.
  3. Spice it Up: Infuse your Snickerdoodle Cobbler with warm spices such as nutmeg, ginger, or allspice for a cozy and aromatic twist. Simply add a teaspoon of your desired spice to the cookie dough mixture before blending for a flavor-packed variation.
  4. Gluten-Free Option: For those with gluten sensitivities or dietary preferences, you can easily make this cobbler gluten-free by using a gluten-free snickerdoodle cookie mix and ensuring that all other ingredients are gluten-free certified. This allows everyone to enjoy this delectable dessert without compromise.
  5. Vegan Twist: Make this recipe vegan-friendly by using plant-based butter and an egg substitute such as a flaxseed or chia egg. Additionally, ensure that the snickerdoodle cookie mix is free from any animal-derived ingredients. Serve with dairy-free ice cream or whipped topping for a completely vegan indulgence.
  6. Individual Servings: For a fun and convenient twist, divide the cookie dough and apple pie filling mixture into individual ramekins or muffin tins before baking. This allows for easy portion control and personalized servings, perfect for entertaining or serving at gatherings.
  7. Savory Variation: Get creative with a savory twist on this cobbler by replacing the sweet ingredients with savory ones. Try using a biscuit or cornbread dough for the base, layering it with savory fillings such as cooked chicken, vegetables, and gravy for a hearty and satisfying meal option.

With its irresistible blend of flavors and effortless preparation, this Snickerdoodle Cobbler is destined to become a favorite in your dessert repertoire. So, gather your ingredients and get ready to savor the sweet satisfaction of every bite!