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Apple-Pecan Bread Pudding

Slow Cooker Bread Pudding

Sandra Lee prepares recipes from "Money Saving Slow Cooking."
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

This apple-pecan bread pudding is easy to make and easy to cook. Just follow the recipe and put it in the slow cooker and walk away. Then a few hours later, you will have a delicious dessert.


  • Canola oil cooking spray, PAM
  • 1 loaf (16-ounce) cinnamon bread, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 can (21-ounce) apple pie filling
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans
  • 1 can (12-ounce) evaporated milk
  • 1 1/2 cups half & half
  • 3/4 cup egg beaters
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • Pinch salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter, cut into tiny pieces
  • 3/4 cup caramel topping
  • 2 tablespoons bourbon
  • Whipped dessert topping, thawed (optional)
  • Cooking Directions

    Prep 15 minutes

    Coat a 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In a large bowl, stir together bread, pie filling, and pecans until combined.

    In a medium bowl, whisk together evaporated milk, cream, egg beaters, brown sugar, allspice, and salt until combined. Pour over bread mixture; stir gently until bread is saturated. Pour into slow cooker and dot with butter.

    Cover and cook on Low heat setting for 3 to 4 hours.

    In a small microwave-safe bowl, stir together caramel topping and bourbon. Cover and microwave on High setting (100 percent power) for 1 to 2 minutes or until warm. Serve bread pudding topped with caramel-bourbon sauce.

    Recipe excerpted from Sandra Lee Semi-Homemade Money-Saving Slow Cooking Copyright © 2009 Sandra Lee Semi-Homemade

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    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: apples, pecans, cinnamon

    Course: Dessert, Brunch

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