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Apple Cobbler Recipe

Apple Cobbler Recipe

A treasured family recipe, this cobbler is a delicious old-fashioned dessert. It travels well and slices nicely, so it's perfect for picnics or tailgate parties. We like apples, but you can use your favorite fruit. -Rita Reifenstein, Evans City, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 45 min. YIELD:12-16 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar, divided
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons milk
  • 8 cups thinly sliced peeled tart apples
  • 2 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine flour, 1/4 cup sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter until crumbly.
  • 2. In another bowl, lightly beat eggs and vanilla; add to crumb mixture. With a fork, gently mix in milk to moisten. Stir until dough forms a ball. Press half of the dough into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Chill the remaining dough.
  • 3. Toss apples with tapioca, cinnamon and remaining sugar; place over dough in pan. On a lightly floured surface, roll chilled dough to fit top of pan. Place over apples. Brush with milk. Combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle on top. Bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until apples are tender and crust is golden. Yield: 12-16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 234 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 179 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.