A simple easy  Skillet Cobbler with your choice of stone fruit and berries topped with a golden, crispy, biscuit topping. Vegan-adaptable.

This Peach Skillet Cobbler is topped with a golden and delicious, biscuit topping with fresh summer peaches and berries. This can be made gluten-free and or vegan! #peachcobbler #skilletcobbler #summer #desserts #peachdesserts #huckleberries #vegancobler #glutenfreecobbler #vegandessert

This recipe for Skillet Cobbler couldn’t be any simpler.  And what I love about this recipe is how adaptable it is- use what you have on hand. Peaches and huckleberries are in season here, but nectarines and other berries work too!

No Skillet? No problem, use a 2-quart baking dish!

The biscuit topping makes the recipe shine- crisp, golden, and totally addicting.

A crispy crumbly biscuit topped skillet cobbler with fresh summer peaches and optional huckleberries. Use other summer berries, like black berries or blueberries! This can be made gluten-free and or vegan! 

The weekend was filled with lots of wedding catering, and to tell you the truth,  I’m exhausted, but in a good way. There is something very satisfying about good old-fashioned hard work – it makes me grateful for my health and for my bed. Haha!

For one of the weddings over the weekend, I made these mini peach and huckleberry cobblers  (a terrible photo taken on my iPhone) baked in little mason jars.  They were so yummy! So when I woke up today, I still had these in my head and was craving one!

At home when it’s just the two of us, cobbler comes together much more quickly and easily in a cast iron skillet.

If you are interested in making these in mason jars, you could follow the directions I posted here:  Mini Pear and Berry Crumbles with Nigella Seeds.

Peach and huckleberry Mason jar Cobblers with with a crumbly golden biscuit topping. A simple scrumptious recipe! | www.feastingathome.com

I’m a stickler about cobbler topping, to me, it must be more biscuit-like rather than cakey.

This one came out perfectly crispy, crumbly and golden.

How to make Skillet Cobbler

Step one: Make the filling!

Cut peaches into 3/4 inch chunks. You’ll need about 6 cups. Stir in the sugar, spices, lemon juice, vanilla and thickener (cornstarch, flour or arrowroot). Stir in the berries. Taste and adjust sugar to taste.

Huckleberries are in full swing here, but other berries can be substituted – blueberries and blackberries loved to be paired with peaches. Or use only peaches. Place in a greased skillet.

A summer Peach and Berry Skillet Cobbler with a crumbly golden biscuit topping. A simple scrumptious recipe! | www.feastingathome.com

 

Step two: Make the biscuit topping.

The biscuit topping comes together very easily using a food processor– but you don’t need one here. Form 1/2 inch thick cakes, 2-3 inches wide and place on top of the fruit,

Biscuit topping for cobbler

 

Step three: Bake at 375F for 45-55 minutes. 

Bake until the filling is bubbling and the biscuits are deeply golden.

This Peach Skillet Cobbler is topped with a golden and delicious, biscuit topping with fresh summer peaches and berries. This can be made gluten-free and or vegan! #peachcobbler #skilletcobbler #summer #desserts #peachdesserts #huckleberries #vegancobler #glutenfreecobbler #vegandessert

Enjoy Skillet Cobbler on its own for a decadent breakfast or as a summer dessert.

This Peach Skillet Cobbler is topped with a golden and delicious, biscuit topping with fresh summer peaches and berries. This can be made gluten-free and or vegan! #peachcobbler #skilletcobbler #summer #desserts #peachdesserts #huckleberries #vegancobler #glutenfreecobbler #vegandessert

Serve with ice cream, whipped cream or heavy cream.

This Peach Skillet Cobbler is topped with a golden and delicious, biscuit topping with fresh summer peaches and berries. This can be made gluten-free and or vegan! #peachcobbler #skilletcobbler #summer #desserts #peachdesserts #huckleberries #vegancobler #glutenfreecobbler #vegandessert

Happy sunny weekend!

xoxo

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How to make skillet cobbler with fresh summer peaches and optional huckleberries. Use other summer berries, like black berries or blueberries! This can be made gluten-free and or vegan! 

How to make Skillet Cobbler


Description

A crispy crumbly biscuit topped skillet cobbler with fresh summer peaches  ( or nectarines) and optional berries ( huckleberries, black berries or blueberries). UPDATED RECIPE.


Ingredients

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  • 6 cups peaches, cut into chunks or slices ( about 2 lbs or 7 peaches) -substitue nectarines.
  • 1 cup fresh berries (huckleberries, blackberries, blueberries) or use frozen.
  • 1/2 cup sugar, more to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • pinch salt
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons flour, arrowroot powder or cornstarch

Cobbler Biscuit Topping:

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (or use a GF flour blend)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar (or sugar substitute like coconut sugar)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 6 tablespoons cold butter, cut into thin slices ( or vegan butter)
  • 3/4 cup half and half ( or vegan cream)

FOR SPRINKLING:

  • turbanado sugar ( optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°
  2. In a large bowl, combine peaches, sugar,  spices, salt, lemon juice, vanilla and cornstarch. Toss to coat evenly, and gently fold in the berries. Taste and adjust sugar, adding more to taste, if berries are particularly tart.
  3. Place in a greased 9-inch skillet or 2-quart baking dish.
  4. Mix the flour, salt, sugar and baking powder in a bowl (or pulse in a food processor). Cut ( or pulse)  in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse sand. Add the half and half and stir (or pulse) just until the dry ingredients clump together, and all the flour is mixed in.
  5. Pat handfuls of dough into 2-3 inch-wide disks,  1/2-inch thick. They don’t have to look perfect.
  6. Add disks on top of the fruit mixture, sprinkle with a little turbinado sugar if you like,  and bake in the hot oven until bubbly, golden and crispy, about 45-55 minutes.
  7. Let cool 15 minutes before serving.

Notes

If you prefer to make in mini Mason Jars or ramekins- follow the directions here. Mini Pear and Berry Crumbles with Nigella Seeds.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 cup- made with real butter
  • Calories: 396
  • Sugar: 31.6 g
  • Sodium: 114.2 mg
  • Fat: 23.4 g
  • Saturated Fat: 14.4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 46.2 g
  • Fiber: 2.1 g
  • Protein: 2.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 61 mg

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    1. Yes, I added a link to this post in the instructions: Mini Pear and Berry Crumble with Nigella Seeds. I use that technique here.

  1. Made this with Nectarines and bluberries. Turned out perfect and this is the BEST topping ever, crispy and golden!

    1. Hi Heather! We have it for sale at our Bowl and Pitcher Store! visit http://www.bowlandpitcher.com and you should see it.

  2. This looks delicious. I have apples ripening in my yard and a few berries and cherries. All of a sudden I know exactly what I’m going to do with them! Thanks for the recipe and the mason jars idea – great plan because I don’t have a skillet.

  3. This looks so dreamy! I’ve never wanted cobbler more than I do now, after reading your post! With your gorgeous cobbler, kitchen, mixing bowls, all of it!

    Congrats on being halfway through wedding season! That sounds like incredibly difficult work. I can’t wait to try this recipe. It’s spellbinding!

    xx Sydney

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Chef and author of the whole-foods recipe blog, Feasting at Home, Sylvia Fountaine is a former restaurant owner and caterer turned full-time food blogger. She currently lives in the Pacific Northwest and shares seasonal, healthy recipes along with tips and tricks from her home kitchen.

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