Old-Fashioned Berry Cobbler

Looking for a fruit dessert? Then check out this delicious berry cobbler topped with dough cutouts.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 8

Ingredients

Fruit Mixture

4
cups fresh or frozen berries (raspberries, blackberries, boysenberries and/or loganberries)
1/2
cup seedless red raspberry jam
2
tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca or cornstarch
1/3
cup sugar
1
tablespoon margarine or butter, cut into small pieces

Biscuits

1
cup all-purpose flour
2
tablespoons sugar
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup margarine or butter
1
egg
2
to 4 tablespoons milk
1
teaspoon sugar
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, combine berries, jam, tapioca and 1/3 cup sugar; mix gently. Spread in sprayed baking dish. Top with 1 tablespoon margarine.
  • 3 Bake at 425°F. for 20 to 30 minutes or until berry mixture begins to bubble and is thickened and clear, stirring every 10 minutes.
  • 4 Meanwhile, lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. In large bowl, combine flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, baking powder and salt; mix well. With pastry blender or fork, cut in 1/4 cup margarine until crumbly. In small bowl, combine egg and 2 tablespoons milk; beat well. Stir into flour mixture until a stiff dough forms, adding additional milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, if necessary.
  • 5 On lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/2-inch thickness. With 2-inch cookie cutter, cut out hearts, rounds or diamonds. Stir hot fruit mixture; top with dough cutouts. Sprinkle cutouts with 1 teaspoon sugar.
  • 6 Bake at 425°F. for 10 to 20 minutes or until fruit bubbles around edges and biscuits are light golden brown. Cool at least 15 minutes.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    280
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    25mg
    25%;
    Sodium
    290mg
    290%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    48g
    48%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    26g
    26%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 2 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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