Call it old-fashioned, comforting or mouthwatering—all those descriptions fit this down-home apricot cobbler. It bakes up golden brown and bubbly, with a crunchy crumb topping. The recipe comes from the owner of a popular restaurant in our state's famous Lancaster County.—Shirley Leister, West Chester, Pennsylvania
In a saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon and nutmeg. Stir in water until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 1 minute. Reduce heat. Add apricots and butter; heat through. Pour into a greased shallow 2-qt. baking dish.
For topping, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a bowl; cut in butter until crumbly. Stir in milk just until moistened. Spoon over hot apricot mixture. Bake at 400° until golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the topping comes out clean, 30-35 minutes.