Nothing’s better than a Homemade Peach Cobbler for a quick and delicious last-minute dessert that’s sure to please!

We took an old-fashioned recipe and made it extra simple and absolutely picnic-perfect! Fresh cobblers are always a crowd-favorite during the summer months when fruit is at its freshest! But we love to make them all year-round!

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Why We Love This Peach Cobbler from Scratch

  • Fresh peach cobbler is the quick and easy way to make dessert for a crowd!
  • Feel free to use fresh, frozen, or even canned peaches to make this sweet Southern treat.
  • Two steps and it’s ready to bake! It’s the easiest dessert ever especially if you use pre-made baking mixes like cake mix or Bisquick!
  • Serve fresh from the oven, gently warmed, or even chilled along with a dollop of fresh whipped cream or a drizzle of caramel sauce.

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What is Peach Cobbler?

Making a cobbler from scratch is easier than baking a pie because there’s no fuss when using a refrigerated pie crust. It’s got a simple, lightly sweetened, free-form, biscuit-like crust. Then it’s topped with fruit, and baked to fluffy perfection. Similar to a dump cake, cobblers can be made with a variety of fruit fillings like blueberry, blackberry, and cherry. Even individual desserts can be made in the same manner like our peach crisp recipe.

Peach Cobbler ingredients

Peach Cobbler Ingredients

PEACHES: Fresh peaches are best for this recipe, especially when they are in season. Not enough for a whole recipe? Add frozen sliced peaches or even a complementary fruit like fresh blueberries, or sliced strawberries.

DEEP DISH DELISH: Use our quick batter recipe, or a shortcut mix like Bisquick. Or sub out with a vanilla or yellow cake mix. Season batter with cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom, or even a dash of pumpkin pie spice!

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How to Make Peach Cobbler

This recipe is so simple, it’s really 1, 2, and done!

  1. Prepare cobbler batter per recipe below and pour evenly into a buttered baking dish or a Dutch oven.
  2. Top with peaches and bake until golden brown.

Crock Pot Peach Cobbler:

Crockpot cobblers are so much fun to set and forget!

  1. Prepare cobbler batter mix and pour evenly into the bottom of a buttered Crockpot.
  2. Top with peaches and cover. Cook on high and cook for 90 minutes or up to 2 hours, until the cobbler is cooked and golden brown. 1½ – 2 hours OR until top of cobbler is set.

Smoked Peached Cobbler:

Put that barbecue to work after the burgers!

  1. Cover assembled peach cobbler with aluminum foil and poke holes in the top.
  2. With grill set to low/medium, cook casserole in the barbecue with the lid closed, allowing the smoke to circulate around the casserole.

PRO TIP: Caramel sauce really complements the smoky flavor of the peaches!

top view of Peach Cobbler in the dish before cooking

Tips and Tricks

  • Sifting the dry ingredients together before adding them to the milk will keep the batter from forming lumps.
  • If using canned peaches, drain the juice and save it for another use (freeze in an ice cube trays and add to iced tea or cocktails)!
  • Fresh peaches don’t need to be peeled and will add a rustic flair to the finished casserole.
  • Avoid pressing or mixing the peaches into the batter. The batter will cook around the peaches.
  • Sprinkle cinnamon sugar over the peach cobbler before baking.


Homemade cobbler is even better the next day! Keep covered in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Serve cold, or reheat in the microwave.

cooked Peach Cobbler in the casserole dish

Other Easy Desserts To Try!

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Homemade Peach Cobbler

Easy to make Homemade Peach Cobbler has sweet and tangy peaches in a crumbly crust for a delicious dessert that everyone loves.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 10 servings
Author Candace



  • Preheat oven to 350˚F. Grease 9x13 casserole dish.
  • Add butter to dish and melt (in preheating oven), or melt butter and add to bottom of dish.
  • Mix together flour, sugars, salt, and baking powder. Add milk and mix thoroughly.
  • Pour batter over butter; do not mix. Top with peaches.
  • Bake for 45-60 minutes, until batter is cooked through.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature with ice cream or whipped cream.
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Nutrition Information

Calories: 237 | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 150mg | Potassium: 250mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 522IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information does not include optional ingredients or garnish and is an estimate. It may change based on actual ingredients and cooking methods used.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American

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I am a wife, mother of two, and professional accountant. I love fantastic food, and it is so often the center of our lives, from everyday dinner, to family gatherings, and special evenings at fabulous restaurants. I have always loved cooking and baking, with my mom and grandma, and now, with my daughter and son. I love trying new recipes while enjoying my favorites too. I’m so happy to share them with you.
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