Apple Cobbler Crisp

This is a delicious variation on a classic cobbler, but easier.  Don’t worry about making the perfect crust the batter bottom and crispy, brown-sugar-oat topping will leave you licking the bowl…. promise.  My son is proof. This is his favorite dessert.  He’s a big apple fan, so if you have apple fans in your family add this to your dessert arsenal.

Finn-with-bowl

This recipe is a result of combining two yummy concoctions.  I remember my Grandma Eggie making the easy batter bottom cobblers – she usually used a can of cherry pie filling, too. It was a perfect after-school treat on those special occasions when I had the chance to stay with Grandma.  I loved it.  I think the crispy top is a welcome addition and nothing beats fresh fruit.  

Granny Smith Apples

These Granny Smith Apples are so pretty.  Although, I make this cobbler year round, it’s really a fall favorite when the apples are available locally.  (And in a few more years, from my own Golden Delicious apple tree…. see how I’m growing my own apple tree in a very small space.  Espalier Apple Tree.) Okay, sorry, I digress. Let’s get back to the recipe.

This easy cobbler is really a three-step-process.  But it’s three easy steps!

Step 1:  Make the cobbler batter

Melt 1 stick (1/2 cup) of unsalted butter in a 9×13 dish

In a separate bowl combine:
2 cups granulated sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
3 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt

Mix well, then add:
1 1/2 cups milk
Mix well and pour over the melted butter.

Apple Cobbler Crisp

The batter is ready!

Step 2: Prepare the Filling

5 Apples, peeled and sliced (I like to use Granny Smith, but any good baking apple will do.)
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 tbs. cinnamon

Sugar-Cinnamon

Once the apples have been well-coated with the cinnamon sugar mixture, pour them over the batter.

Step 3:  Make the crispy topping

Mix in a bowl:

1 1/2 cups of oats (Old fashioned)
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup flour
Cut in 5 tbs. of cold unsalted butter.

apple-crisp-topping

Cut the butter in well with a pastry blender, until it is small flakey pieces.  Then sprinkle over the apples.

Apple Cobbler Crisp ready-to-bake

Now it’s ready to bake.  Bake at 350 degrees for 60 minutes.

Apple Cobbler Crisp

Now, doesn’t that just look delicious!

Here’s a variation on the crispy oat topping:  If you want a super crunchy top try the following:

Super Crispy Topping:

1/2 cup oats
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup grape nuts
1/4 cup Brown sugar
1/4 cup granulated sugar

Mix dry ingredients well, then pour 1/2 cup butter, melted over the mixture. Mix well and then top your cobbler.

Apple Cobbler Crisp
Serves 12
An easy version of the classic apple cobbler, perfected with a delectable sweet and crispy oat top.
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Prep Time
25 min
Cook Time
1 hr
Prep Time
25 min
Cook Time
1 hr
526 calories
95 g
35 g
15 g
7 g
9 g
218 g
218 g
60 g
1 g
5 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
218g
Servings
12
Amount Per Serving
Calories 526
Calories from Fat 129
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g
23%
Saturated Fat 9g
43%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 35mg
12%
Sodium 218mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates 95g
32%
Dietary Fiber 5g
20%
Sugars 60g
Protein 7g
Vitamin A
10%
Vitamin C
6%
Calcium
13%
Iron
9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. Ingredients for Cobbler Batter.
  2. 1 stick (1/2 cup) of unsalted butter in a 9 x 13 dish
  3. 2 cups granulated sugar
  4. 2 cups all-purpose flour
  5. 3 tsp. baking powder
  6. 1 tsp. salt
  7. 1 1/2 cups milk
  8. Step 2: Make the filling
  9. 5 apples, peeled and sliced (I like to use Granny Smith)
  10. 1/2 cup sugar
  11. 1 tbs. cinnamon
  12. Step 3: Make the topping
Mix in a bowl
  1. 1 1/2 cups of oats
  2. 1/2 cup brown sugar
  3. 1/4 cup flour
  4. Cut in 5 tbs. of cold unsalted butter using a pastry blender
  5. Sprinkle topping over the Apples.
Instructions
  1. Step 1: Make batter
  2. Melt the butter in a 9x13 dish. In a separate bowl combine all the dry ingredients, mix well then add the milk and mix well. Pour over the butter.
  3. Step 2: Make the filling
  4. Sprinkle the cinnamon and sugar mixture over the peeled and sliced apples. Coat well and pour the filling over the batter.
  5. Step 3: Make the topping
  6. Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Use a pastry blender to cut in the butter. The butter should form small flakey pieces. Sprinkle topping over the filling.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 60 minutes.
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calories
526
fat
15g
protein
7g
carbs
95g
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