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Cobbler Recipes . . . Gone Wild!

Updated on August 4, 2014

Homemade Cobbler Recipes Abound

Hmmm, cobblers . . . a deep-dish, melt-in-your-mouth flaky crust filled with whatever fruit you have on-hand and served hot!

Is it a pie? No, not really. Although some believe it orginated as an accidental deep dish pie gone "good."

Some say that fruit cobblers originated in America during the 1800s when necessity required westward-bound pioneer cooks to adapt traditional oven-baked pie recipes to quick biscuit treats that could be cooked in Dutch ovens. Discovering whenever and wherever cobblers began can be left to the historians. All I know is that this mouth-watering concoction is one of the first "cooked" desserts I learned to make as a child . . . so this dish holds a special place in my heart (and tummy).

And I'm not alone. This dessert is so favored that there is a bounty of cobbler recipes you can draw on. And once you know the basics, you too, can create your own cobbler recipe to pass around.

Fruit Cobblers Rule! - Most Cobblers Are Made With Fruits of All Kinds

Photo used under Creative Commons from: Ned Raggett, on Flickr

Apple Cobbler Recipes - Many Varieties of Apples Can Be Used To Make Cobbler

Photo used under Creative Commons from: sleepyneko, on Flickr

Here's How To Make Simple Individual Cobblers - It Doesn't Get Any Simpler Than This

Berry Cobbler Recipes - Use A Single Kind of Berry or . . . Mix 'Em Up

Photo used under Creative Commons from: Lori L. Stalteri, on Flickr

Easy Breezy Blueberry Cobbler

A Quick Blueberry Cobbler Recipe

Need a quick and delicious dessert? You can make this and look like a superstar.

Easy Blueberry Cobbler

  • Ingredients:
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 4 cups fresh blueberries (or frozen)
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar(divided 1 cup plus 1/2 cup)
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2/3 cup milk

. . . Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

. . . Melt butter in a 9 X 13" baking dish.

. . . Heat the blueberries with 1/2 cup of sugar in a 2-quart saucepan until boiling.

. . . Mix flour, remaining cup of sugar and baking powder. Add milk and mix well.

. . . Pour batter over melted butter.

. . . Pour blueberries over batter.

. . . Bake for 30 to 35 minutes.


Credit for this one goes to: Francis Brasher

The Makings of A Mixed Fruit Cobbler

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Nectarines and Peaches and Plums . . . Oh My!

Photo used under Creative Commons from: jessicafm, on Flickr

The above photo by Jessica Merz features a homemade cobbler made from fresh peaches from her tree, green plums from her mom's tree and organic nectarines from the local produce market.

Glass Bakeware You Can Use For Your Cobblers . . . - And Breads, Cakes Or Pies

Pyrex 6109043 Bakeware 5-Piece Baking Dish Set, Clear
Pyrex 6109043 Bakeware 5-Piece Baking Dish Set, Clear

Made of durable Pyrex glass, a longtime trusted name in bakeware, the five items in the set consist of: a two-cup pouring measuring cup with handle; a 9-1/2-inch pie plate with handles; a 4-1/2-by-8-1/2-by-3-inch loaf pan for banana bread; an 8-by-8-by-2-inch square pan with handles for brownies or carrot cake; and a 9-by-12-by-2-inch pan with handles that's perfect for cobblers.


Peach Cobbler Is Still My "First Love" - Peach cobbler continues to hold first place for a great many cobbler lovers

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My foreparents hailed from the southern U.S. so learning to make peach cobbler was a sort of "rite of passage." Fresh peaches were used when in-season and almost always peaches were "canned" in mason jars and put up for the winter. That way you could have peach cobbler any time. In a pinch, you can even turn out a mean peach cobbler using commercially packed peaches in tin cans.

Dutch Oven Cobbler - Using Cast Iron Dutch Ovens To Make Cobblers

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Generations ago, cobblers were sometimes made in dutch ovens like the one above. Today, you can still use a dutch oven if you want, whether you're out camping or in your home oven.

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Lodge L8DOL3 Cast Iron Dutch Oven with Dual Handles, Pre-Seasoned, 5-Quart
Lodge L8DOL3 Cast Iron Dutch Oven with Dual Handles, Pre-Seasoned, 5-Quart

The American-based company Lodge has been fine-tuning its construction of rugged, cast-iron cookware for more than a century. No other metal is as long-lasting and works as well for spreading and retaining heat evenly during cooking. Lodge's Logic line of cookware comes factory pre-seasoned with the company's vegetable oil formula, and is ready to use right out of the box.


A Fancier Fruit Cobbler - Take your favorite cobbler recipe and serve it in style!

Photo used under Creative Commons from: stu_spivack, on Flickr

Other "Sweet" Cobbler Recipes

>>> Chocolate Cobbler Recipes - Chocolate? . . . Cobbler? . . . How Could It Be?

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Savory (Non-Fruit) Cobbler Recipes

Cobblers Are Not Just For Dessert . . . - Try Savory Meat & Vegetable Cobblers, Too! Here's What's Left of A Rosemary Lamb Cobble

Photo used under Creative Commons from: Richard Jones, on Flickr

For some scumptuous cobbler recipes, try . . .

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The Cobbler Crusade: Bringing An Old-fashioned Dish To Modern Cooks
The Cobbler Crusade: Bringing An Old-fashioned Dish To Modern Cooks

This unique collection of stirring new cobbler ideas uses an assortment of meats and vegetables for superb main dishes. Plus, scrumptious desserts feature traditional and newer fruits with a creative touch.

Enjoy palate-pleasing, deliciously sweet or savory homemade cobblers for: Brunch, Dinner & Dessert.


More Cobbler Recipe Inspirations - If you're into cobblers, these should be in your recipe library

Rustic Fruit Desserts: Crumbles, Buckles, Cobblers, Pandowdies, and More
Rustic Fruit Desserts: Crumbles, Buckles, Cobblers, Pandowdies, and More

A repertoire of classic fruit desserts, including cobblers, crumbles, crisps, Betty's, buckles, and pies that showcases the freshest in-season fruit available. Simple, scrumptious, and always a cherished favorite, these heritage desserts are (thankfully) experiencing a long-due revival.

Bite-Size Desserts: Creating Mini Sweet Treats, from Cupcakes to Cobblers to Custards and Cookies
Bite-Size Desserts: Creating Mini Sweet Treats, from Cupcakes to Cobblers to Custards and Cookies

Now you can enjoy all of the flavor of full-size portions without any of the guilt. Bite-size desserts make everybody happy. Renowned pastry chef Carole Bloom shows you how to create unforgettable mini desserts-the ideal sweet treats for people who always ask for "just a teeny tiny slice." Includes several tasty mini-cobblers.

Cobblers and Crumbles
Cobblers and Crumbles

In Cobblers & Crumbles, you'll find plenty of inspiration. Try a Summer Berry Cobbler with Lemon Scones or, for those with a sweet tooth who don't like to share, bake the Individual Pear, Maple & Pecan Cobblers . . . and more.


Hope You Enjoyed This Cobbler Recipe Lens As Much As I Loved Making It! - Let Me Know You Stopped By . . .

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      The cobblers look real good! Thanks for a great lens.

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      lesliesinclair 5 years ago

      Oh, this is the kind of wild food I really like. Especially fond of the yellow fruits.

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      Edutopia 6 years ago

      I used to work with a a lady who had the best peach cobbler recipe I've ever tasted. It was so amazing. Nothing tops a good cobbler.

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      LouisaDembul 6 years ago

      Wow, these cobblers look great. The recipes look easy to follow, will give it a try!

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      ideadesigns 6 years ago

      Peach cobbler is still my favorite, but I had a chance to make apple cobbler and it was just as good. I need to get my cobbler ingredients out, you've made me starving for something sweet. :)

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      blanckj 6 years ago

      Looks so yummy. Thanks for sharing.

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      ChrisDay LM 7 years ago

      Sure did! You can keep the meat but the veggie ones look great - going to have to try a bunch of these

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      myraggededge 7 years ago

      Ah... they look well tempting!

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      dessertlover 7 years ago

      I love that you've included some savory cobblers on this comprehensive lens as well. Lensrolled you to my Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler recipe lens (

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Apple is my absolute favourite.

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      puzzlerpaige 7 years ago

      Oh my peaches! These look amazing. Makes me want to make one right now.

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      Vicki Green 7 years ago from Wandering the Pacific Northwest USA

      Oh my gosh, those photos and recipes made me drool. Nice job!

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      Cynthia Davis 7 years ago from Pittsburgh

      I honestly say I've never made homemade cobbler. After reading these yummy recipes, I think I'll give it a try.

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      Dianne Loomos 7 years ago

      I'll be back when my blueberries ripen. Sounds easy and yummy!

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      Dee Gallemore 7 years ago

      @OhMe: Oh, I'm so pleased you tried the recipe but most of all that Hubbie was impressed :-)

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 7 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Just popping back in to let you know that my Blueberry Cobbler turned out great. My hubby was very impressed. Thanks for the Easy Breezy Blueberry Cobbler Recipe

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 7 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      I have a tub of Blueberries so will be trying out your Easy Blueberry Cobbler Recipe tonight. Thanks.

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      ThomasC 8 years ago

      Squid Angel Blessed! I love cobblers!!


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      Alisha Vargas 8 years ago from Reno, Nevada

      It's so cold here today, the fall weather is making me want to have a nice warm dish, and these cobblers look like they'd hit the spot!

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      Seeking Pearls 8 years ago from Pueblo West

      Yummy and tasty lens.

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 8 years ago from United States

      One of my favorite desserts is a peach cobbler. This lens makes me hungry:)