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Colorado Peach Cobbler Recipe

Colorado Peach Cobbler Recipe

My husband and I have lived on our ranch/wheat farm for over 40 years. I've served this dessert for family, hired help and special guests many times. I've used other fruits that are in season, but we like peaches best.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min. YIELD:8-10 servings


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 4 cups sliced peeled fresh peaches
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup cold butter
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Ice cream, optional


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine sugar, flour and nutmeg. Add peaches; stir to coat. Pour into a greased 11-in. x 7-in. baking pan.
  • 2. For topping, in a small bowl, combine sugar, flour, baking powder and salt; cut in the butter until the mixture resembles fine crumbs. Stir in egg. Spoon over peaches.
  • 3. Bake at 375° for 35-40 minutes or until filling is bubbly and topping is golden. Serve hot or cold with ice cream if desired. Yield: 8-10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 296 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 345mg sodium, 58g carbohydrate (45g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein

Reviews for Colorado Peach Cobbler

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Reviewed Aug. 22, 2015

"I just made this with fresh peaches, and it is absolutely divine. I can hardly wait until after dinner so I can have some with ice cream on it (still too early in the day for me to do it now.)"

Reviewed Jul. 19, 2015

"Very good."

Reviewed Feb. 4, 2015

"Based on all the review comments, I felt that I had to start somewhere "new". This is one of the better cobblers I have had! So...the secret to my success is: cut down the sugar in the fruit mixture to 1/2 cup. I used canned peaches that were put up by a friend and I knew they were not overly sweet. I drained all the juice from the peaches before I put them in the mixing bowl. I deleted the nutmeg and replaced with 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon. For the topping, I reduced the sugar to 3/4 cup and the salt to 1/2 teaspoon. The result was great! I wouldn't change a thing from my "new" version of this recipe."

Reviewed Sep. 8, 2014


SORRY the peach cobbler did not taste as good as it looks.
Recipe is TOOO SWEET and I love sweet, sooo decrease sugar before making this.
PEACH JUICE?? Peaches became very juicy following addition of sugar. No guidance on whether to add the juice along with peaches (or how much of it) so I included all of it.
Ended up with a OVERLY SWEET MUSHY MESS. Waste of my time and my fresh peaches !!
But WHO READS all the comments before making a recipe?
CHANGE the recipe to include options so people are aware !"

Reviewed Oct. 25, 2013

"Made this recently and served warm with ice cream. The only change I would make is to add my sugar to peaches to sugar and let them set awhile to get more juice.Other than it being a little drier than I would like ( my peaches probably were not as ripe and juicy as I would have liked) it was delicious!"

Reviewed Oct. 7, 2013

"really good"

Reviewed Sep. 11, 2013

"Very delicious! I added a cup of blueberries mixed into the peaches and also used 1/2c sugar in the peach mixture and 3/4 c sugar for the topping. Would definitely make again."

Reviewed Aug. 30, 2013

"I just realized I had never rated this! I've had this recipe around for many years! It is the best!"

Reviewed Aug. 28, 2013

"I used 5c. peaches, 3T. flour & 1/8 t. cinnamon in the peach mixture. Was very good."

Reviewed Jul. 28, 2013

"It was fabulous, but I think it can go w/ a little less sugar, I will reduce to 1/2 to 3/4 based on the fruit used, but it was incredible warm and rave reviews from all. thanks"

Reviewed Jul. 23, 2013

"I felt like the crust was to salty. It was the taste that stood out to me. Half teaspoon of salt next time."

Reviewed Feb. 22, 2013

"This was wonderful, just what I was looking for! The crust was think and crisp and not doughy. I just added a shake of cinnamon to the peach mixture and also to the crust mixture. Licked the bowl!"

Reviewed Jan. 19, 2013

"Wonderful but i do need to slack off the sweets! Excellent!!!!!"

Reviewed Dec. 2, 2012

"Used splenda instead of sugar & based on the other reviews, cut the sugar in half. Everybody loved it. Will definately make it again."

Reviewed Nov. 19, 2012

"Wow... I was craving a peach cobbler and this recipe was absolutely perfect. I used canned peaches and you could hardly tell the difference. Also the crust really had lots of flavour and was nice and crispy. I reduced the sugar because of previous reviews and I think if you do that, you could reduce the salt slightly too. Yum!"

Reviewed Oct. 6, 2012

"Fabulous. I have eaten a lot of Peach Cobblers in my day and have found that the toppings are usually bland...This one is full of flavor and a sweet crunch that makes it delicious. This is now my go-to cobbler recipe."

Reviewed Jul. 28, 2012

"The whole family enjoyed it. The only thing I added was cinnamon in the filling. Will be making this again."

Reviewed Aug. 1, 2011

"Just wanted to add I found the topping a little too sweet for my taste, but no one else did. Because our peaches were so sweet, I could have cut down to 3/4 c. for the peach mixture. Either way, this is a great recipe. Adjust it to your taste."

Reviewed Aug. 1, 2011

"This was a big hit with my family. Made it in an 9 x 9 aluminum disposable pan set on a jelly roll pan. The only change I made was to bake the peach mixture for about 15 minutes (until it was hot & bubbly) and then added the topping and baked another 20 minutes. This prevents the topping from getting soggy and I do this for all cobblers. BTW, serving with vanilla bean ice cream is not an option. :) Thanks for a great recipe."

Reviewed Jun. 19, 2011

"I used about 3 cups of peaches and 1 cup of blueberries.

Since several people mentioned it was too sweet I used 2/3 c sugar with the peaches and 3/4 c sugar in the topping. I might try even a little less sugar next time.
Other than it being a little too sweet for my taste I enjoyed it and really liked the topping."

Reviewed Jan. 21, 2011

"This is my favorite cobbler recipe. Everyone who eats it, asks for the recipe. And, it works great as a low-sugar recipe too by substituting the sugar with Splenda Sugar Blend. I make it all through the year with fresh and frozen Georgia peaches."

Reviewed Aug. 18, 2010

"Absolutely delicious! Everyone who ate this raved about how yummy it was. Quick and easy too. Loved it!"

Reviewed Jul. 24, 2010

"I make it evrytime peaches are in season. My family loves it!"

Reviewed Oct. 27, 2009

"The best in the west! I found that you can decrease the sugar and it is still just as good."

Reviewed Oct. 2, 2009

"I am from Texas so I know good peach cobbler and this is the best recipe I have found so far. Excellent recipe, only thing I added was cinnamon in the filling."

Reviewed Aug. 10, 2009

" I guess not everyone knows that you can alter the amount of sugar you add.Sugar is not like baking powder that the 'formula' will not work without it..You dont have to add any sugar if you dont want to!  "

Reviewed Feb. 6, 2009

"mmmmmmmm sugar!! Love it :)"

Reviewed Jul. 31, 2008

"Way too sweet. This recipe calls for 2 cups of sugar!"

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