Frozen Caramel-Apple Crunch Cake


  • 1

    box Nature Valley™ granola bars, crushed into coarse crumbs

  • 1/2

    cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour

  • 1/3

    cup packed light brown sugar

  • 6

    tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

  • 3

    cups softened vanilla or cinnamon ice cream

  • 3/4

    can apple pie filling (chop up the apple pieces)

  • 1/4

    cup caramel sauce, plus extra for serving


  • 1.

    Preheat the oven to 350ºF.

  • 2.

    Place the Nature Valley granola bars in a food processor and process to a coarse crumb consistency. In a large mixing bowl, add the granola bar crumbs, flour, brown sugar and melted butter and stir to mix together. Spread the mixture out onto a pan lined with parchment paper and bake for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Let cool completely. Spread half of the crumb mixture onto the bottom of an 8x8-inch baking dish. Reserve the other half of the crumbs.

  • 3.

    In a large mixing bowl, add the softened ice cream and stir in the apple pie pieces and caramel sauce. Pour the mixture over the crumbs in the 8x8-inch baking dish. Sprinkle the remaining crumbs over the top, cover with aluminum foil and freeze for at least 3 hours.

  • 4.

    Cut into squares and serve with whipped cream and caramel sauce.