Apple & Cranberry Cobbler

This Apple & Cranberry Cobbler takes full advantage of fall’s bounty of fruit. Tart cranberries and sweet apples form the layer of juicy fruit, but it’s the topping that seals the deal — sweet, buttery, crispy, and nothing short of satisfying.

Apple & Cranberry Cobbler

A simple apple cranberry crumble with a sweet and tart fruit filling and buttery brown sugar oat crumb topping. So easy to prepare and perfect for a crowd.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Apple & Cranberry Cobbler, Apple Cobbler, Dessert, Fresh Cranberries
Calories: 415kcal


  • Measuring Cups/Spoons 
  • Cooling rack
  • Pastry Blender
  • High-Heat Scraper
  • 9" Wire Whisk
  • 8" Cast-Iron Skillet
  • Lemon Juicer
  • Zester/Grater
  • 8" Chef's Knife
  • 18 x 24-Inch Plastic Cutting Board
  • Glass Liquid Measuring Cups



  • ¼ cup Apple juice
  • 1 tsp. Ground cinnamon
  • ¾ cup Granulated sugar
  • ½ cup Light brown sugar
  • 2 cups Frozen cranberries, thawed
  • 4 cups Thinly sliced Granny Smith apples (about 4 apples)
  • 1 tbsp. Minced fresh ginger
  • 2 tbsp. Cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp. Fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. Pure vanilla extract


  • 1 cup All-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup Boiling water
  • 1 tbsp. Minced lemon zest
  • ½ cup Chopped walnuts
  • 6 tbsp. Cold unsalted butter, cubed
  • ½ tsp. Kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. Baking powder
  • ½ cup Granulated sugar


  • Preheat oven to 400°.

The Filling

  • whisk together apple juice, cornstarch, lemon juice, and ginger in an 8-inch cast-iron skillet until cornstarch dissolves.
  • Add apples, cranberries, granulated sugar, brown sugar, and cinnamon; stir to coat. Bring mixture to a boil over medium-high heat.
  • Reduce heat to medium and simmer until mixture thickens, 2–3 minutes. Off heat, stir in vanilla.

The Topping

  • Stir together flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, and salt in a bowl. Cut in butter using a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add walnuts, zest, and water; stir just until moistened. Drop dough evenly over fruit mixture.


  • Cobbler until filling is bubbly and topping is browned, about 25 minutes. Let cobbler cool on a rack 1 hour before serving.


Per serving, Calories: 415

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories415
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 13g 20%
    • Saturated Fat 6g 30%
  • Cholesterol 23mg 8%
  • Sodium 191mg 8%
  • Total Carbohydrate 75g 25%
    • Protein 3g 6%

      * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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      Written by Lisa Yarde

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