Apple-Cranberry Cobbler Recipe

If you are looking for a simple dessert, this is it.

October 2005

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    Top it off with vanilla ice cream!
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Yield: 12 servings

This delicious cobbler features a sweet-tart fruit topping. 


  • 1 cup evaporated fat-free OR lowfat 2-percent milk
  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter OR margarine, melted
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can (21 oz.) apple pie filling
  • 1 cup sweetened dried cranberries
  • 3/4 cup hot water
  • Nondairy fat-free whipped topping, optional


  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease a 13-by-9-inch baking dish.
  2. Combine milk, flour, sugar, butter, baking powder, cinnamon and salt in a medium bowl; stir until just blended. Spread into prepared baking dish.
  3. Combine apple pie filling and cranberries in a medium bowl; spread evenly over batter. Carefully pour hot water over fruit. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes. Serve warm with whipped topping, if desired. 

This recipe originally aired in the October 2005 issue of Heart of the Home.

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