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Cherry Cinnamon Cobbler

 Cherry Cinnamon Cobbler
My mom made this recipe when I was very young. Its cheery color and cinnamon scent make it just right for gray, winter days.
8 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 35 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 can (16 ounces) pitted tart red cherries
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons red cinnamon candies
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1-1/2 cup King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons brown sugar, divided
  • 1/3 cup chopped nuts
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • Drain cherries, reserving juice. In a saucepan, combine sugar,
  • candies and cornstarch. Stir in water and juice. Cook over medium
  • heat, stirring occasionally, until thickened. Stir in cherries. Pour
  • into an 8-in. square baking pan; set aside.
  • In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, 3 tablespoons brown
  • sugar and nuts. Cut in shortening until crumbly. Add egg and milk;
  • mix until dry ingredients are moistened (add a few drops more milk

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Cherry Cinnamon Cobbler (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • if necessary).
  • Roll out dough; brush with butter. Combine cinnamon and remaining
  • brown sugar; sprinkle over dough. Roll up; cut into 16 slices. Lay
  • slices over cherry filling. Bake at 400° for 35-30 minutes.
  • Serve warm. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 347 calories, 12 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 134 mg sodium, 57 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.