Fresh Apple Cobbler


  • 6 cups sliced peeled tart apples (4 to 6 medium) 
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 can (12 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Jr. Golden Layers® refrigerated flaky original biscuits
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon


1_ Heat oven to 375°F.

2_ In 4-quart saucepan, heat apples, granulated sugar, dried cherries, water, cornstarch, lemon juice and cinnamon to boiling over medium heat, stirring frequently. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly. Reduce heat; cover pan and cook 10 to 15 minutes, stirring frequently, until apples are starting to soften. Pour into ungreased 13x9-inch glass baking dish.

3_ Meanwhile, separate dough into 10 biscuits. Cut each biscuit into quarters. In large bowl, toss biscuits with melted butter.

4_ In small bowl, mix oats, pecans, brown sugar, flour and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon; add to biscuit pieces. Toss gently, breaking apart any biscuit pieces.

5_ Arrange biscuit pieces over hot apple mixture. Sprinkle any remaining oat mixture over biscuits.

6_ Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until biscuits are deep golden brown and fruit mixture is bubbly.