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southern peach cobbler

Southern Peach Cobbler

Delicious Southern Peach Cobbler
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8


  • food processor
  • rolling pin
  • 9x13 pan
  • wax paper




  • 2 29 oz cans Peaches in heavy syrup, sliced
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 2 Tbsp all purpose flour



  • Pour 2 29 ounce cans of sliced peaches in heavy syrup into 9x13 pan. (Instructions below if your peaches are not in heavy syrup.)
  • Sprinkle 1/4 cup sugar and 2 T of flour over peaches and stir.
  • Slice/cube 4 T butter and scatter over peaches.


  • Place blade in food processor, add flour and salt. Pulse to combine.
  • Add shortening or lard, pulse until mixture resembles sand or small peas.
    resembles sand
  • Add 1 Tablespoon of ice water and pulse. Continue adding ice water 1 T at a time until soft dough forms. You may need more than 4 T, dough should not be sticky.
    soft dough
  • Flour your hands and form dough into disc and place on well floured surface.
  • Roll dough to shape of 9x13 pan and slice into 1 inch strips, I use a pizza cutter.
    pizza cutter
  • Lay strips of dough across filling to form a lattice look. Spinkle with sugar.
  • Bake at 350° F for 1 hour or until bubbley and crust is a golden brown.
    southern peach cobbler
  • Cool on baking rack, serve warm.

Don't have peaches in heavy syrup?

  • Place your peaches with juice in a sauce pan and add 2 cups of sugar and bring to a slow boil.
  • Simmer about 15 minutes until all sugar is dissolved and forms syrup.
  • Continue with recipe.
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