Crazy-Good Fruit Cobbler Recipes
See all of our best fruit cobbler recipes including blackberry cobbler, cherry cobbler, peach cobbler and more.
As any Southerner will tell you, cobblers are simply delicious desserts. These fruit cobbler recipes prove it is always cobbler season. From the warmth of our Winter Blackberry Cobbler to the luscious tastes of summer in a So-Easy Peach Cobbler, or a Fig-and-Raspberry Cobbler, these cobbler recipes are sweet and savory, sensational and sophisticated. You’ll also be amazed by how simple it is to enjoy these cobblers. The Ginger-Peach Shortbread Cobbler is our easiest peach cobbler recipe ever. So select your favorite summer fruits and enjoy the flavors of the season with any—or even all—of these amazing fruit cobbler recipes.
Red Velvet-Berry Cobbler with Cream Cheese Ice Cream
Recipe: Red Velvet-Berry Cobbler
Recipe: Cream Cheese Ice Cream
We’ve taken a classic Southern dessert and put a summertime spin on it. Bubbling with buttery sweet blackberries, raspberries, and blueberries, this pretty red velvet cobbler is perfect for any summertime party. Buttermilk makes the cake batter rich and creamy, while a drop of vinegar gives it a crispy bite. With a dash of cocoa and red food coloring, this cobbler combines the best flavors of red velvet cake and summertime berry cobbler for a rich, fruity dessert. And of course, no red velvet is complete without cream cheese. Top with a heaping scoop of Cream Cheese Ice Cream for a luscious way to cool down on a hot day.
Grilled Peach Cobbler
Recipe: Grilled Peach Cobbler
Once you make this grilled version of our favorite peach cobbler, you will never even consider lighting your grill without throwing a few peaches on it again. It’s a great way to use up those fresh peaches you just picked, but you can also use frozen slices for an equally delicious result. Sweetened with sugar and butter and flavored with cinnamon and nutmeg, the peaches caramelize over a hot grill for the perfect crispy, sugary cobbler insides. Topped with dollops of sweet biscuit crust, this summertime peach cobbler does not disappoint. Serve with creamy vanilla ice cream for an extra-sweet touch.
Ginger-Peach Shortbread Cobbler
Recipe: Ginger-Peach Shortbread Cobbler
Put down your peeler: this brilliant dish may just be our easiest peach cobbler ever. Easy to make and even easier on the eyes, this peach cobbler is bursting with sweet, sugary peaches, a hint of lemon, and a lingering taste of caramelized ginger. The delicious peach cobbler crust comes together using only three ingredients, and the peach filling is layered with unpeeled peaches in a cast-iron skillet for the quintessential Southern touch. One reviewer raved that this classic cobbler is “amazing” – try it at your next summer gathering and find out for yourself! Serve with a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon.
Easy Blackberry Cobbler
Recipe: Easy Blackberry Cobbler
In less than an hour, you can serve up this simply divine dessert that’s bursting with juicy blackberries in a light, buttery crust. Rather than breaking a sweat over the perfect pie crust and lattice top for your farmers' market blackberries, use them up in a simple cobbler. All you need are fresh berries plus 5 more ingredients. To make it special, top with whipped cream and a mint garnish. If you are not serving it immediately, keep the different components separate as to avoid getting them soggy. This makes for a great entertaining dessert for your next summer cookout.
Pop it in the oven just before you sit down to eat, and your guests can enjoy it warm at meal’s end. For individual servings, bake for the same amount of time in 6 (8-oz.) ramekins on an aluminum foil-lined baking sheet.
Step-by-Step Video: Make Easy Blackberry Cobbler
Recipe: Peach-Berry Crumble
Can’t decide between making a peach cobbler or berry cobbler? Why not make a delicious Southern cobbler that combines the best of both favorites This delightful crumble recipe is easy to throw together; we love this recipe because it's easy enough for busy, weeknight cooking. Simply toss your fruit into a baking pan, stir together the crumble topping, pop the pan of fruit crumble in the oven when you serve dinner, and it'll be ready in about 40 minutes. Blueberries or raspberries may be substituted for the blackberries. Serve with fresh whipped cream or vanilla ice cream and a sprinkle of crunchy granola for the perfect summertime dessert.
Recipe: Honey-Balsamic-Blueberry Pie
Unexpected but oh-so right, a touch of tangy-sweet balsamic vinegar combined with honey, cinnamon, and a pinch of freshly ground black pepper magnifies the sweetness of fresh summertime blueberries. For a golden brown pie that’s picture-perfect pretty, you have got to try your hand on a brilliant lattice piecrust. We love this buttery crust, but if time is short, substitute a store-bought one and simply crimp the edges. The real star in this delicious pie recipe is the filling’s flavor; no matter the crust, we promise that your pie will still taste just as delicious as ours!
Step-by-Step Video: Lattice Pie Crust
Apple-Cherry Cobbler with Pinwheel Biscuits
Recipe: Apple-Cherry Cobbler with Pinwheel Biscuits
What could possibly make apple cobbler even tastier? Baking the cobbler dough using one of our all-time favorite sweet pinwheel biscuit recipes. This unique Southern cobbler is as memorable as it is tasty – and trust us, it’s lots of both! This sweet and flavorful Apple-Cherry Cobbler with Pinwheel Biscuits is our best twist on traditional apple cobbler. Here, buttery biscuit dough is rolled with almonds and brown sugar and bakes into a pretty pinwheel crust. Top with chopped candied almonds and a dollop of sweetened whipped cream for a summertime dessert that you’ll be licking from the pan.
Recipe: Pecan-Peach Cobbler
Take advantage of fresh peaches with this summertime recipe that combines two of the South’s most beloved products, pecans and peaches, in one delicious old-fashioned peach cobbler recipe. Use refrigerated pie crusts for added ease.
Test kitchen tip: Blanching fresh peaches will make them easier to peel without sacrificing texture or flavor. Drop a few peaches at a time into boiling water for 45-65 seconds. Remove with a slotted spoon and place into ice water for 10-20 seconds to stop the cooking process. If the skin doesn’t slide off easily, repeat the process keeping the peaches in boiling water for only 30 seconds.
Nectarine Cobbler With Blueberry Muffin Crust
Recipe: Nectarine Cobbler With Blueberry Muffin Crust
Sweet nectarines and slightly-tart blueberries combine to form one heck of a summertime berry dessert. We’ve replaced the thinly rolled piecrust of more conventional cobblers with rich and fluffy stir-and-bake muffin batter. The secret to these cake-like cobblers is in the timing: Spooning the muffin batter over a piping-hot filling ensures the underside of the crust cooks as quickly and evenly as the top. The best part? With a crust made from blueberry muffins, it’s easy to justify eating this fruity cobbler hot after dinner – or cold the next day for breakfast! No matter when you eat it, we’re sure you’ll love this unique fruit cobbler recipe.
Winter Blackberry Cobbler
Recipe: Winter Blackberry Cobbler
This delicious blackberry cobbler deserves to be made year-round. If you can’t get your hands on fresh blackberries, frozen berries produce the same juicy and tart taste. The flaky, homemade lattice crust is made so with shortening. Now, an experienced baker knows that there exists a great butter versus shortening debate when it comes to the art of pie making. Some are avid supporters of the lighter, puffed crust that an all-butter dough produces, while others favor the unique taste of a pie crust made with shortening. In this recipe, we opted for a dough cut with shortening, as it absorbs the blackberry juice without becoming soggy.
Blackberry-Peach Cobbler Bars
Recipe: Blackberry-Peach Cobbler Bars
Looking for a party-perfect treat that’s a cut above the classic fruit-filled cobbler? Consider it found. Blackberries add the perfect element of tart to a standard peach cobbler, while toffee-glazed pecan pieces add a streusel-like crunch to the tops of these bakery-level bars. A heavy dash of bourbon keeps these sugary bars from becoming overly sweet, although you can omit it if you’d like. These upgraded summer dessert cobbler bars are a perfect go-to recipe for summer cookouts and gatherings – bring them one time, and people will request them every time they see your name on a guest list!
Recipe: Patchwork Cobbler
Topped with squares of sugar-crusted pastry, this cobbler shows off our favorite summer fruits in a rich, just-sweet-enough-filling. One of our best-ever summer cobbler recipes, this patchwork cobbler is loaded with ripe plums, blueberries, and peaches. The juicy, sweet flavor shines through a delicious homemade butter crust that’s worth the added effort (although if you’re in a pinch, store-bought crust will also deliver tasty results). Make sure that you follow the recipe and use ice-cold milk, as this helps the crust bake into flaky, bite-sized patchwork pieces. Top with sparkling sugar for a rustic and irresistible homemade finish.
Watch Us Make It: Patchwork Cobbler
So-Easy Peach Cobbler
Recipe: So-Easy Peach Cobbler
You know those go-to recipes that every Southern baker has memorized, and that can be whipped up in a moments notice? Whether it’s a quick supper or a sweet dessert, every Southern chef keeps a tried-and-true reservoir of readily available recipes on standby. Let this be your go-to peach cobbler. This super-quick recipe serves the traditional blend of cooked peaches and sugar in individual ramekins topped with a crisp round of refrigerated store bought piecrust. It provides all the delectable taste of traditional Southern peach cobbler you love, and is perfect for a quick weeknight treat or even a small dinner party.
Recipe: Fig-and-Raspberry Cobbler
Summer is the season to harvest figs, and if you have a fruitful fig tree in your backyard, you’ll more than likely be looking for something to do with the abundance of sweet fruit. Figs do not last long off the tree, and so once they are picked, the race is on. Put your extra figs to good use by baking this delicious fig and raspberry cobbler. Raspberries bring a tart touch to figs’ sweetness, while ginger and lemon give the cobbler a subtle, complex kick of sour flavor. The honey-like sweetness or figs pairs tastefully with raspberries and spicy cinnamon for this delicious mid-summer treat.
Blueberry Cobbler with Sugared Star Shortcakes
Recipe: Blueberry Cobbler with Sugared Star Shortcakes
Impress guests with this festive, fruity summer cobbler; they’ll have no idea how easy it was to make. Flaky star pastries, blue raspberries, and whipped cream combine to for a perfectly patriotic Fourth of July cobbler. Simply cut stars out of refrigerated biscuit dough and fill with a four-ingredient warm blueberry mixture, sweetened with sugar and flavored with tart lemon juice and a touch of almond extract. Garnish the patriotic puff pastry with sweetened whipped cream and sparkling sugar for a star spangled dessert that kids and adults will love. To modify this dessert for any occasion, simply use a different cookie cutter shape.
TennTucky Blackberry Cobbler
Recipe: TennTucky Blackberry Cobbler Recipe
Savor blackberry season with this home-style family favorite summertime dessert – TennTucky Blackberry Cobbler. Blackberries are one of our favorite cobbler berries, as they provide a the perfect touch of tartness to any sweet, sugary summertime cobbler. In this beloved family cobbler recipe, the juicy blackberries are held together with cornstarch and sugar to form a crispy, rich filling. The secret to the cobbler’s summertime freshness is a sour-cream infused batter that crisps upon baking. Looking for a cobbler upgrade? Turn TennTucky Blackberry Cobbler into a cobbler sundae by layering it with vanilla ice cream,Butterscotch-Bourbon Sauce, and lightly salted toasted pecans in tall soda fountain glasses.
Blackberry-Peach Cobbler with Praline-Pecan Streusel
Is there anything better than a fresh peach cobbler topped with cold ice cream? You’d best make that call after you taste this summertime cobbler with blackberries. And can we brag about the praline-pecan streusel? It takes this fruit cobbler from delicious to absolutely over-the-top. We promise that your guests will go nuts over this crispy, nutty topping. The filling, made by simmering fresh slices of peaches coated in sugar and nutmeg, and stirring in fresh blackberries, carries the flavors of summer right into your oven. Instead of traditional vanilla ice cream, try topping this recipe with rich homemade Mascarpone Cream.
Banana Bread Cobbler
Recipe: Banana Bread Cobbler
A crunchy, sugary streusel topping finishes off this winning cobbler combination of sweet bread and sliced bananas. This unique banana cobbler is a perfect way to use up your ripe bananas in a crowd-pleasing dessert. Like most of our warm summer cobblers, it's best served à la mode. One reviewer raves, “If you have ripe bananas in your kitchen right now, go ahead and slap yourself if you don't make this TONIGHT! It's that good, seriously. Loved it with ice cream. What a unique way to use up those bananas instead of muffins or bread. This is good warm, cold, or room temp. Just can't go wrong with this one!”
Recipe: Blackberry Cobbler
Another classic southern summer cobbler, this blackberry cobbler is great for any occasion – just ask country singer Lauren Alaina, who said, “I remember always wanting my grandmother to make this cobbler for me when I was a little girl.” And trust us, Lauren’s grandmother was right. Use fresh or frozen blackberries to make this comforting fruit cobbler any time of year – it’s that easy. Simply stir together blackberries and sugar, top with cobbler batter, and bake for 45 to 50 minutes. No pie crust necessary for the ultimate blackberry cobbler. Serve with whipped cream or ice cream for the perfect summertime dessert.
Fresh Berry Cobbler
Recipe: Fresh Berry Cobbler
When you’re craving a classic berry cobbler that is bursting with juicy berries, a cornmeal crispy crust, and a delectable buttery aftertaste, make this fresh berry cobbler and you won’t be disappointed. We updated the well-known dessert with the crunch of cornmeal and a hint of lemon. Frozen berries may be substituted for fresh; just increase the baking time by about 10 minutes. One reviewer raves, “This was delicious. I made it for Father's Day and the entire family went wild… It was an easy recipe and didn't take long to make. I am definitely adding this recipe to my files and will be making it again.” Serve with vanilla ice cream for the ultimate summer indulgence.
Easy Peach Cobbler
Recipe: Easy Peach Cobbler
What could be a more perfect ending to a summertime meal than easy peach cobbler? Savor the flavors of summer with sliced fresh peaches cooking away with butter and spices. The topping can made from pantry ingredients you have on hand and peaches can easily be substituted with any fruit you have depending on the time of year. The tang of the lemon juice paired with the sweetness of the peaches is perfectly balanced with the crisp topping. Want to make dessert even better? A dollop of fresh whipped cream or cold vanilla ice cream truly makes it the perfect way to end a summer night.
Step-by-Step Video: Easy Peach Cobbler
Apricot Cobbler with Custard Sauce
Recipe: Apricot Cobbler with Custard Sauce
The deep, tart flavor of apricots contrasts deliciously with this cobbler’s sweet pastry topping. With sweet dried apricots, an unforgettable blend of vanilla extract and almond extract, almond liqueur, and sliced almonds, this unique fruit cobbler is memorable for so many reasons. It’s also easy to make. A refrigerated pie crust tops off the sweet filling. And don’t get us started on the custard sauce! This sauce is richer than ice cream, and is the perfect topping for any cobbler. It’s heightened sweetness only makes the apricot cobbler even more splurge-worthy. For a simple shortcut, use ice cream or whipping cream instead of the custard sauce.