Friday, October 25, 2013

Apple-Cherry Cobbler wirh Pinwheel Biscuits

      Prep / Total time : 1 hour  30 minutes   
                    Serves  8 to 10

APPLE-CHERRY  filling :

8          large Braeburn  apples , peeled and cut into 1/4 -inch-thick wedges  (about 4-1/2 pounds)
2          cups granulated sugar
1/4       cup all purpose flour
1/4       cup butter
1          (12 ounce) package frozen cherries  , thawed  and well drained
1          teaspoon lemon zest
1/2       cup lemon juice
1          teaspoon ground cinnamon


2-1/4      cups  all purpose flour
1/4         cup granulated sugar
2-1/4      teaspoon baking powder
3/4         cup cold butter  , cut into pieces
2/3         cup milk
1/3         cup firmly packed light brown sugar
2            tablespoons  butter , melted
1/4         cup finely chopped roasted  unsalted almonds

Sweetened whipped cream ***optional**

1.      Prepare  Filling : Preheat oven  to 425 F. Toss together  first 3 ingredients  . Melt 1/4 cut  butter  in a large skillet  over medium-high heat ; add apple mixture . Cook , stirring  often , 20 to 30 minutes or until apples  are tender and syrup thickens . Remove from heat ; stir in cherries  and next 3 ingredients . Spoon apple mixture  into lightly greased  3-quart  baking dish . Bake apple mixture  15 minutes  ,placing  baking sheet on oven rack directly  below  baking dish  to catch any drips .
2.        PREPARE BISCUITS :     Stir  together 2-1/4 cups flour  and next 3 ingredients  in a large bowl . Cut  cold butter pieces into flour  mixture  with a pastry blender  or fork until crumbly ; stir in milk . Turn dough out  onto a lightly  floured surface  ; knead  4 to 5 times . Roll dough  into a 12-inch square . Combine brown sugar  and 2 tablespoons  melted butter ; sprinkle over dough , patting gently . Sprinkle with almonds . Roll up jelly roll fashion ; pinch seams  and ends  to seal . Cut roll  in 12 (1-inch) slices . Place slices  in a single layer on top of apple mixture .
3.        Bake at  425F for 15 to 20 minutes  or until biscuits  are golden . Serve with whip cream if desired .


  1. Apple and cherry sounds so nice! I love them both!

    1. Hi Medeja ,They are a good combination for a different taste thanks for stopping by :)

  2. this is such a unique cobbler with cookies on top ! that's attractive looking too!

    1. Hi Lena , the taste is awesome thanks for stopping by :).

  3. That's it Nee, I'm moving to Louisiana! Next door as a matter of fact, lol...I don''t think I have ever seen a pinwheel cobbler. Intriguing:) The kids must have loved it!

    Thanks for sharing, Nee...

  4. Hi Louise , come on down . my kids gives me ideas or should I say what to do , they have their own ideas .

    They will make the Apple Oatmeal Crisp Saturday and I will post it Monday just as it looks :D thanks for stopping by . :)

  5. Dear Nee, I totally agree with Louise, I will be moving on the other side of you! This way you have Louise on one side and I am on the other side. These look fabulous! What a wonderful idea of making them in the pinwheel shape! Love the combo of the apples and cherries. Thank you for sharing! Have a great weekend! Blessings :) Dottie

    1. Hi Dottie , come on down , my kids came up with the idea of the pinwheels because they love for me to make jelly rolls , Youhave a great weekend and thanks for stopping by :)

  6. Hi Nee,
    This is such a lovely dessert! Love it!

    1. Hi Joyce,
      It's a great dessert you can play with , you can use any fruit thay's in season , thanks for stopping by :).

  7. Oh, my! Where do you come up with your fantastic recipes?! This is something that should be made immediately!

    1. Hi Nellie , I am a stay at home MOM , 5 or 6 years ago I wanted to write a cook book but with 3 small kids and a baby on the way , it was impossible , I accumulated lots of cookbooks and recipes , made them and kept the ones my family liked , took pictures , so last year my sister said why not do a foodie blog , if you notice my recipes is fast and simple , thanks for stopping by :)

  8. More for me! These sound sooo good.

    1. Hi Cquek , my kids told me to do the pinwheels , thanks for dropping by :)


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