Super Easy Southern Cobbler Recipes You Can Throw Together In Minutes
At the top of the long-winded list of why Southerners love cobbler so much lies the most important: how easy they are. In just a few whisks and sprinkles of sugar, you have turned fresh in-season produce into warm, gooey butter-filled perfection. Scoop of vanilla ice cream notwithstanding.
And while we stay true to the forever classics of Southern cobblers—like our best-ever peach cobbler and deep-dish berry cobbler—we are suckers for any type of cobbler that makes our lives a little easier and our bellies a bunch happier. Some of our all-time favorite renditions now include an ever-indulgent chocolate cobbler, an autumnal sweet potato cobbler, and a cakey strawberry cobbler that’ll have you totally rethinking how you do your batter.
Make your way down this list of best ever Southern cobbler recipes and cherish every melt-in-your-mouth bite.
Deep-Dish Berry Cobbler
Recipe: Deep-Dish Berry Cobbler
Why not have more dish to love? This deep-dish recipe is packed with three different kinds of berries.
Cakey Strawberry Cobbler
Recipe: Cakey Strawberry Cobbler
You might never go back after trying this cakey version of classic cobbler. It'll also make you want to stray from peaches more often.
Recipe: Blueberry-Orange-Ginger Cobblers
These citrusy personal cobblers are topped with biscuits, which automatically puts them near the top of our to-do list.
Easy Peach Cobbler
Recipe: Easy Peach Cobbler
It's practically a sin to be Southern without having an easy-as-pie peach cobbler recipe up your sleeve. This one will see you through.
Recipe: Chocolate Cobbler
We're here for any excuse to keep chocolate in the dessert lineup. This recipe, also known as chocolate pudding cake, deserves nothing less than a big scoop of ice cream and your undying love.
Classic Apple Cobbler
Recipe: Classic Apple Cobbler
Like homemade apple pie, but even better. This old-fashioned treat is filled with two kinds of apples, brown sugar, and cinnamon.
TennTucky Blackberry Cobbler Sundaes
Why a sundae? Because warm caramel sauce and roasted pecans make everything better, even blackberry cobbler.
Sweet Potato Cobbler
Recipe: Sweet Potato Cobbler
Cinnamon, nutmeg, and a streusel topping make this cobbler recipe the perfect fall treat.
Recipe: Ginger-Plum Slump
A slump is like a stove-top version of cobbler, and plums become delightfully caramelized underneath pillowy dough dumplings.
Triple Berry Sonker with Dip
Recipe: Triple Berry Sonker with Dip
Traditionally, a half-and-half or buttermilk "dip" was used to top your piping-hot cobbler in lieu of ice cream. This berry-filled recipe is an old-fashioned dream.
Pecan Pie Cobbler
Recipe: Pecan Pie Cobbler
Oh yeah—we went there. Transform your favorite Thanksgiving dessert into a cast-iron treat you'll want to enjoy all autumn long.
Grilled Peach Cobbler
Recipe: Grilled Peach Cobbler
Take dessert out to the grill with this version of peach cobbler that includes cast-iron caramelized peaches and a drop biscuit topping.
Red Velvet-Berry Cobbler
Recipe: Red Velvet-Berry Cobbler
Let your patriotic side take over with these layered cooled-down cobblers. Vanilla ice cream and fresh berries have met their match.
Apple-Cherry Cobbler with Pinwheel Biscuits
Apples and cherries make quite the cozy pair in this pretty dessert. Buttery biscuit dough is rolled with almonds and brown sugar in order to bake it into a fun pinwheel crust.
Recipe: Tomato Cobbler
Bet you didn't see this one coming. Since tomatoes straddle the border between veggie and fruit, we thought we could get away with including this savory rendition that is always the star of the cookout.
Recipe: Pecan-Peach Cobbler
Two Southern classics—pecans and peaches—come together in a dessert that fits in at any cookout or party down here.
Recipe: Patchwork Cobbler
Topped with squares of sugar-crusted pastry, this cobbler makes the most of summer fruits like peaches, plums, and blueberries.
Blackberry-Peach Cobbler Bars
Recipe: Blackberry-Peach Cobbler Bars
When you need a more bake-and-take option, go for this cookie bar version of a traditional Southern cobbler.
Easy Blackberry Cobbler
Recipe: Easy Blackberry Cobbler
They had us at "easy." Blackberries make the most ooey, gooey cobbler ever, and this recipe is done in one, two, three.
Gluten-Free Peach Cobbler
Recipe: Gluten-Free Peach Cobbler
Those who can't have gluten can have cobbler. That much we know to be true, thanks to this easy peach-filled recipe.
Berry Cobbler with Pecan Sandie Streusel
Spruce up your cobbler topping game with this toasty, nutty streusel wonder. It showcases in-season berries perfectly.
Recipe: Peach-Berry Crumble
We're ending on a note that might appeal to those who prefer more textured cobblers: a crumble! Plus, the peaches and berries make about the prettiest display of color you'll see all season.