Slow Cooker Apple Crisp



1 pkg. (3.4 oz.) JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding
1/2 cup  sugar, divided
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
10   Granny Smith apples (3 lb.), peeled, sliced
1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
6 Tbsp.  butter, melted, divided
12 NILLA Wafers, coarsely chopped
1/4 cup  PLANTERS Sliced Almonds





MIX dry pudding mix, 1/4 cup sugar and cinnamon. Toss fruit with 1/4 cup butter in large bowl. Add pudding mixture; mix lightly. Spoon into slow cooker; cover with lid. Cook on LOW 4 to 6 hours (or HIGH 2 to 3 hours).

MEANWHILE, combine chopped wafers, nuts, remaining butter and sugar in shallow microwaveable dish. Microwave on HIGH 1 min.; stir. Microwave 1-1/2 to 2 min. or until golden brown, stirring every 30 sec. Cool.

SPRINKLE with nut mixture just before serving.