Easy Cherry Cobbler Recipe
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Easy Cherry Cobbler Recipe

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A warm and welcome ending to any meal, this easy cobbler sent in by Sherry Craw of Mattoon, Illinois tastes as soothing as it sounds. The almond extract gives ti an extra flavor boost.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1 can (20 ounces) reduced-sugar cherry pie filling
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups reduced-fat biscuit/baking mix
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon sugar, divided
  • 1/2 cup fat-free milk
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat margarine, melted

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 206 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 393mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1-1/2 starch, 1 fruit 1/2 fat


  1. In a large bowl, combine pie filling and extract; spread into a 9-in. deep-dish pie plate. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a bowl, combine the baking mix and 2 tablespoons sugar. In another bowl, combine the milk and margarine. Stir milk mixture into dry ingredients until a soft dough forms.
  3. Drop dough by spoonfuls over warmed pie filling. Sprinkle with remaining sugar. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 20-25 minutes until topping is golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Easy Cherry Cobbler in Light & Tasty February/March 2005, p21

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Reviewed Feb. 17, 2016

"I used 2 cans of cherry pie filling. I did not use any reduced fat or reduced sugar products, used butter instead of margarine & 3/4 C Egg Nog instead of 1/2 C milk"

Reviewed Aug. 17, 2013

"I did not care for this. This is not my idea of a cobbler. Will definitely not make it again."

Reviewed Aug. 1, 2013

"I made this for a quick dessert for company. Everyone loved it and it was so easy. I used cherries that I had frozen and thicken like a pie filling. I used what would be equal at least to 2 cans of cherry pie filling. Would probably even use more another time and will surely make it again & with different kinds of fruits like peaches, blueberries, blackberries, strawberries or apples."

Reviewed Aug. 1, 2013

"This recipe was super easy and delicious for being a "Light" dessert."

Reviewed Aug. 1, 2013

"I made this for our Family Reunion, it was hit! I made it with apples! We will make it again for sure!"

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