Dessert Recipes

Caramel Apple Lush

Cool, caramel-y and potluck perfect, this is an apple dessert like no other! With layers of oatmeal cookie crust, caramel, cream cheese, apple pie filling, pudding and whipped topping, there's a lot to love about this Lush.

Caramel Apple Lush

Prep: 55 min | Yield: 24 servings


  • 1 (17.5 ounce) pounch Betty Crocker™ oatmeal cookie mix
  • Butter, water and egg called for on cookie mix pouch
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons caramel sauce
  • 1 (12 ounce) container Cool Whip frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 (21 ounce) can apple pie filling with more fruit, chopped (about 2 cups)
  • 2 (4 serving size) boxes Jell-O™ vanilla-flavor instant pudding & pie filling mix
  • 3 cups cold milk


  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Make and bake cookies as directed on pouch.
  3. Cool completely, at least 20 minutes.
  4. In food processor, process half of the cookies to coarse crumbs. Remove to medium bowl.
  5. Continue to process second half of remaining cookies to coarse crumbs; add to bowl. Stir in melted butter until well blended.
  6. In ungreased 13 x 9 inch (3 quart) glass baking dish, press cookie crumb mixture firmly onto bottom. Set aside.
  7. In large bowl, beat cream cheese, powdered sugar, and 1/2 cup caramel sauce with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth, scraping down side of bowl frequently.
  8. Beat in 2 cups of the whipped topping. Spread over cookie crust.
  9. Spoon and spread apple pie filling over cream cheese layer.
  10. In medium bowl, beat dry pudding mixes and milk with whisk about 2 minutes or until thick.
  11. Drop by spoonsful all over apple layer; spread evenly.
  12. Drop remaining whipped topping by spoonfuls over pudding layer; spread evenly.
  13. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours.
  14. When ready to serve, drizzle remaining 2 tablespoons caramel sauce on top. Cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.
  15. Cover and refrigerate any remaining pieces.


To quickly soften cream cheese, remove from wrapper and place on microwavable plate; microwave uncovered on High for about 15 seconds or just until softened.

Use a cookie scoop to make portioning cookie dough even faster and more consistent.


Per serving: 340 Calories, 14g Total Fat, 3g Protein, 48g Total Carbohydrate, 33g Sugars


Recipe and photo used with permission from: Betty Crocker Kitchens

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