1 (14-ounce) package gingerbread mix, divided
3/4 cup water
1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1/2 cup butter, divided
1/2 cup chopped pecans
2 (21-ounce) cans apple pie filling
Vanilla ice cream

Stir together 2 cups gingerbread mix and 3/4 cup water until smooth; set mixture aside.

Stir together remaining gingerbread mix and brown sugar; cut in 1/4 cup butter until mixture is crumbly. Stir in pecans; set aside.

Combine apple pie filling and remaining 1/4 cup butter in a large saucepan, and cook, stirring often, 5 minutes over medium heat or until thoroughly heated.
Spoon hot apple mixture evenly into a lightly greased 11x7-inch baking dish. Spoon gingerbread mixture evenly over hot apple mixture; sprinkle with pecan mixture.

Bake at 375° for 30 to 35 minutes or until set. Serve cobbler with vanilla ice cream.

Yield: Makes 8 servings