This really is a very quick and easy peach cobbler. Once you have the ingredients assembled, you should have it in the oven in eight minutes. And it’s a very good peach cobbler.
We looked for a recipe that you can make on a busy day, one that took little time in the kitchen. This one uses canned peaches, a mix for the topping, and the slurry is thickened as it bakes, not cooked separately on the stovetop.
For a special treat, add the optional cinnamon chips to the batter. You will need a 1 1/2 quart deep baking dish.
This cobbler has a biscuit-like topping. For a recipe with a more cake-like topping, see this peach cobbler recipe.
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Quick and Easy Peach Cobbler Recipe
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
- Mix the sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, and allspice or nutmeg in bottom of a 1 1/2 quart baking dish.
- Add a tablespoon of juice from the peaches and stir with a fork to make a paste. Dilute the paste to a slurry with another couple tablespoons of the juice. Add a bit more juice and stir. Add the vanilla extract. Add the peaches and the rest of the juice and stir.
- To make the drop biscuits, mix the biscuit mix and optional cinnamon chips together. Add the cold water and stir together to form a thick batter.
- Spoon the batter over the top of the peaches. Place the cobbler in the oven and bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until the top is a golden brown.
Serve hot or cold with cold milk, cream, or vanilla ice cream.