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Skillet Apple Cobbler

This Skillet Apple Cobbler is full of old fashioned goodness with a warm, spiced apple filling and topped off with a sweet biscuit crust for a skillet dessert that is sure to become a family favorite!
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: skillet Apple Cobbler
Servings: 8 Servings
Calories: 473kcal



  • 3 pounds granny smith apples peeled, cored, and sliced thin
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup cold butter diced
  • 1 cup half and half


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a medium-size mixing bowl, toss apple slices with lemon juice and vanilla. Add in cornstarch, cinnamon, nutmeg, and brown sugar and stir to combine.
  • Pour the apple filling into a 12 inch cast iron skillet (or a 9x13 pan) and spread out into an even layer.
  • In a large mixing bowl, stir together flour, powdered sugar, baking powder, and salt. Use a pastry cutter to cut in butter until it resembles a course meal, or pulse the whole thing together in a food processor.
  • Pour in half and half and stir to form a thick batter.
  • Scoop the batter in large clumps on top of theapples to form a nice cobbler crust.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour.



Calories: 473kcal | Carbohydrates: 82g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 414mg | Potassium: 433mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 48g | Vitamin A: 555IU | Vitamin C: 8.8mg | Calcium: 135mg | Iron: 1.9mg