• 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 3 small Gala apples, peeled, chopped (about 3 cups)
  • 25 Kraft Caramels
  • 1 can (12 oz.) evaporated milk, divided
  • 1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 lb. unsliced white bread, cut into 1-inch cubes (about 8 cups)
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping


Heat oven to 350°F.

Melt butter in large skillet on medium heat. Add apples; cook 5 min. or until crisp-tender, stirring frequently. Remove from heat.

Place caramels in microwaveable bowl. Add 2 Tbsp. evaporated milk; set aside. Pour remaining evaporated milk into large bowl. Add sweetened condensed milk, eggs, vanilla and cinnamon; whisk until blended. Add bread; stir until liquid is absorbed. Stir in apples and cranberries; pour into buttered 2-qt. baking dish. Place in water bath.

Bake 1 hour 10 min. on or until knife inserted in center of pudding comes out clean.

Microwave caramels in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 min. or until completely melted, stirring every 30 sec. Drizzle over pudding. Serve topped with COOL WHIP.

Source: http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/caramel-apple-bread-pudding-150593.aspx