In a skillet on the stove, add the ingredients for the apple pie filling. Stirring as the apples cook until the sauce thickens. Or substitute 1 can of store purchased apple pie filling.
Add the cubed bread to the bottom of a 5 or 6 qt slow cooker or a casserole slow cooker.
In a medium mixing bowl, whisk the ingredients for the bread pudding. Pour the liquid over the top of the cubed bread tossing the bread to coat as you pour.
Allow the bread to soak up the liquid tossing every few minutes. (total 15 minutes)
Spoon the apple pie filling over the top of the casserole. Toss to mix the apples in with the bread.
Cover and cook on LOW for 3 hours or until the middle has set.
Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.