Apple Pie Cobbler Skillet

Monday, March 31, 2014

A mix between apple pie and cobbler. Filled with tart granny smith apples and cinnamon sugar topped with a thick crust thats a cross between pie crust and a biscuit.

Apple Pie Skillet is a family favorite! Cinnamon Apples are covered in cinnamon sugar biscuits for an ultimate treat!
It's an apple pie, it's a cobbler, it's an Apple Pie Cobbler!
I spent all weekend trying to decide what to call this bad boy.
It's a bit like a thick flaky pie crust top with a little bit of a fluffy biscuit underneath with lots of cinnamony apple goodness.
Colt and the kids just kept saying how amazing it is but still wouldn't help name the cinnamon apple deliciousness..
So we're just going to call it Apple Pie Cobbler, the best of both worlds with a butter cinnamon sugar topping..
Hello deliciousness! 
Other then trying to name this little deliciousness we didn't seem to accomplish much of anything this weekend except a lot of loafing.
We may or may not have been in PJ's until 2PM and by we I mean me and Colt.
Hey don't judge you should try it out once in awhile, it was so nice! 

Alright so back to the recipe here's how it's done.
Mix together sour cream, milk, vanilla and sugar until well combined.
In a medium/large bowl mix together 2 1/2 cups flour, 1 teaspoon salt and 3 teaspoons baking powder until well combined.
 Cut in 1 cup cold butter  using a pastry cutter until butter is the size of small peas.
Add all of the sour cream mixture and stir together until moistened using a fork and a tossing motion.
Form dough into and disk. Cover dough in plastic wrap and place in freezer for 10 minutes.
In a large bowl combined 8 cups peeled, seeded and diced Granny Smith Apples, 1/2 cup sugar, 3 tablespoons flour and 2 teaspoons cinnamon.
Mix until well combined and set aside.
Roll dough between 2 pieces of parchment paper or plastic wrap to about 1/2" thickness.
Cut dough into 2" circles using a biscuit cutter to make a total of 8 biscuits.
Place apples into a large cast iron skillet or 9x13 baking dish. Cover apples with rounds of dough and brush dough with butter.
In a small bowl mix 1/4 cup sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon until well combined. Sprinkle evenly over the top.
Apple Pie Cobbler Skillet is a family favorite. A mix between a pie and cobbler. The best of both worlds!
Bake in a 375 degree oven for 45 minutes or until biscuits are lightly brown, cooked through and apples are tender.
Then I strongly suggest eating these warm out of the oven with a large scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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Apple Pie Cobbler Skillet

Recipe by Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch
Apple Pie Cobbler. Granny smith apples are tossed with cinnamon and sugar then topped with a crust that is a mix between pie dough and cobbler. | Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch
A mix between apple pie and cobbler. The apples are tossed with cinnamon and sugar then covered with a thicker crust that taste like pie on top but a tender layer of biscuit underneath.
Prep time: PT15M
Cook time: PT45M
Total time: PT60M
Yield: 8 Servings
  • 3/4 cup Sour Cream
  • 2 tablespoons Milk or Cream
  • 1/3 cup Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups All-Purpose Flour or Whole Wheat Pastry Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 3 teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1 cup Cold Butter, Cut Into 1 Tablespoon Sized Pieces
  • 8 cups Granny Smith Apples, Peeled and Chopped
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Cinnamon (optional)
  • 3 tablespoons Flour
  • 3 tablespoons Butter, Melted
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • Ice Cream For Serving
Cooking Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a medium sized bowl combine sour cream, milk or cream, 1/3 cup sugar and vanilla. Mix until well combined and set aside.
  3. In a medium-large bowl combine flour, salt and baking powder. Mix until well combined. Using a pastry cutter cut in butter until the size of small peas.
  4. Add the sour cream mixture to the flour mixture. Mix until flour is moistened and sticks together to form a ball. If needed add additional milk or cream 1 tablespoon at a time until dough sticks together.
  5. Form dough into a disk and cover in plastic wrap. Place in freezer for 10 minutes.
  6. In a large bowl combine apples, 1/2 cup sugar, 2 teaspoons cinnamon and 3 tablespoons flour. Mix until well combined.
  7. Pour apples into a large cast iron pan or 9"x13" pan.
  8. Roll dough between 2 sheets of parchment paper or plastic wrap into 1/2" thickness.
  9. Cut dough with a 2" round biscuit cutter. Reroll any remaining dough and cut to make a total of 8 rounds.
  10. Cover apples with dough rounds and brush with melted butter using all of the melted butter.
  11. Combine 1/4 cup sugar with 1 teaspoon cinnamon and sprinkle evenly over the top of the butter.
  12. Bake in preheated oven for 45 minutes or until biscuits are lightly brown, cooked through and apples are tender.
  13. Serve warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
Apple Pie Cobbler Skillet with a flaky biscuit crust covered in cinnamon and sugar!


  1. Oh my goodness Serena, this sounds fabulous! I'm a huge sucker for apple desserts. This one definitely looks like a winner!

  2. That looks spectacular Serena! Terrific job :)

    Happy Blogging!
    Happy Valley Chow

  3. Serena, it is no wonder this was such a hit! Your description sounds so amazing. Pie and cobbler together!? This must happen! Pinned!


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