Cherry Cobbler

Cherry Cobbler

Cherry Cobbler

The "cobbled" or bumpy appearance of the rich biscuit topping gives this favorite fruit dessert its unique name.


Makes 8 servings


1 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar, divided
2 tablespoons nonfat dry milk powder
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
7 tablespoons buttermilk
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 cup water
1 package (16 ounces) frozen unsweetened cherries, thawed and drained
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Nonfat frozen yogurt (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Combine flour, 1/4 cup sugar, milk powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Stir in oil until mixture becomes crumbly. Add buttermilk; stir until moistened. Set aside.
  2. Combine remaining 1/2 cup sugar, cornstarch and water in medium saucepan. Stir until cornstarch is dissolved. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened. Add cherries and vanilla; stir until cherries are completely coated. Pour into 8-inch square baking pan; spoon biscuit mixture over cherries.
  3. Bake 25 minutes or until topping is golden brown. Serve warm with nonfat frozen yogurt, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Fiber 1 g
Carbohydrate 40 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Saturated Fat 1 g
Total Fat 4 g
Calories from Fat 17 %
Calories 204
Protein 3 g
Sodium 209 mg

Dietary Exchange

Fruit 1/2
Starch 2
Fat 1/2

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