Caramel Apple Dessert

3  Ratings
  • 15 min prep
  • 5 hr 15 min total
  • Makes 16 servings, 1/16 recipe (146 g) each.


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Caramel Apple Dessert Recipe

Ingredients

  • 60 Nilla Vanilla Wafers, finely crushed (2 cups)
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1 pkg. (250 g) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3-1/4 cups milk, divided
  • 2-1/2 cups thawed Cool Whip Whipped Topping, divided
  • 2 pkg. (4-serving size each) vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1/2 cup caramel ice cream topping, divided
  • each red and green apple, chopped
  • 1/4 cup salted peanuts, chopped

Instructions

  • Mix  wafer crumbs and butter; press onto bottom of 13x9-inch pan. Beat cream cheese, sugar and 1/4 cup milk with mixer until well blended. Stir in 1 cup Cool Whip; spread over crust.
  • Beat  pudding mixes and remaining milk with whisk 2 min. Stir in 1/4 cup caramel topping. Spoon over cream cheese layer; top with remaining Cool Whip.
  • Refrigerate  5 hours or until firm. Top with apples, nuts and remaining caramel topping just before serving.

Recipe Tips

Keep Apples from Turning BrownAfter cutting the apples, minimize browning by dipping them in 1 cup of water mixed with 1 Tbsp. lemon juice before adding to dessert.

How to Store DessertStore leftovers in airtight container in refrigerator.

Better For YouSave 50 calories and 2 grams total fat per serving by preparing with brick light cream cheese, skim milk, Cool Whip Light Whipped Topping and vanilla fat-free instant pudding mix.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 16 servings, 1/16 recipe (146 g) each.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 310 
  • Total fat 14 g
  • Saturated fat 9 g
  • Cholesterol 35 mg
  • Sodium 380 mg
  • Carbohydrate 43 g
  • Dietary fibre 1 g
  • Protein 5 g
  • Vitamin A 10 %DV
  • Vitamin C 2 %DV
  • Calcium 8 %DV
  • Iron 4 %DV

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