Lazy Day Cake Mix Cobbler

Lazy Day Cake Mix Cobbler

Lazy Day Cake Mix Cobbler
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Fruit cobbler is one of those timeless desserts that always tastes great with a big scoop of ice cream on top. This recipe for Lazy Day Cake Mix Cobbler is an apple cranberry cobbler that uses cake mix as a shortcut, so it's super quick to throw together. With just six simple ingredients, this cobbler recipe comes together in a hurry, and the combination of apples and cranberries makes this unforgettable.

Cooking Time40 min


  • 2 (20-ounce) cans apple pie filling
  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup milk


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Combine dry cake mix and butter in a mixer bowl. Beat at low speed for about a minute, until crumbly. There may be large pieces of butter in the mixture, that's okay. Remove 1 1/2 cups of the cake mixture to a medium bowl and stir in cranberries and cinnamon, use your fingers to toss the mixture if you need to. 
  3. To the remaining cake mixture in the mixer bowl, add the milk and beat on low until all dry mixture is moist.
  4. Heat pie filling in a large bowl in the microwave until bubbly, about 4-5 minutes, covered. Pour hot filling into a 13x9 baking pan. Top pie filling with dollops of cake batter then sprinkle with the cranberry topping mixture. 
  5. Bake 30-35 minutes or until topping is golden brown and cracks appear dry. Cool 30 minutes.
  6. Serve warm topped with vanilla ice cream.

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