• 1/2 cup brown sugar,firmly packed
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 20-oz. pkg. frozen peach slices, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Topping:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • Heavy cream, optional


Prepare filling: In 2-quart saucepan combine brown sugar, cornstarch and 1/2 cup water. Bring to boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in peaches and lemon juice. Spoon mixture into 1 1/2 quart round baking dish. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

Prepare topping: In medium-size bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; stir in milk until well blended. Spread dough over peach mixture in baking dish; sprinkle with nutmeg. Bake 30 to 35 minutes until golden. Serve with heavy cream, if desired.

Makes 8 servings. Per serving without cream: 290 calories, 3 grams protein, 7 grams fat, 57 grams carbohydrate

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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: RedBook/Jan. '86
Submitted By: Linda Wilson
Peach Cobbler