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Recipe for family meals :

Peaches and Cream Cobbler

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"Some may find this a little too salty. If you don't care for too much salt or must restrict your salt, use only 1/2 the envelope of ranch salad dressing mix. It still tastes wonderful!"


Peach Filling:
3 cups fresh peaches, blanched, peeled and strained (see note)
1 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1 1/2 teaspoons ground nutmeg
3/4 teaspoon ground cloves
3/4 cup boiling water

Cream Cheese Mixture:
16 ounces cream cheese, softened
2 eggs
1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1/4 cup granulated sugar

3 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 cup granulated sugar
2 cups flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk

  • Spray a 9 x 13 inch baking dish with nonstick spray.
  • Pour peaches into bottom of dish.
  • In a mixing bowl combine sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. Pour boiling water over this a little at a time to mix will. Pour this mixture over the peaches.
  • Prepare cream cheese mixture. Mix together all of the cream cheese ingredients and pour over the top of the peaches. Spread evenly over all of the peaches.
  • Prepare the crust. Cream the butter and sugar together. Slowly add the flour, baking powder, salt and milk. Mix to combine all the ingredients together well.
  • Pour over the top of the cream cheese mixture.
  • Bake at 350°F for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until top is golden brown.
  • Let rest for 15 minutes after removing from oven to set the peaches and cream cheese.
  • Garnish with a sliced peach and serve with vanilla ice cream.


To blanch peaches, place in boiling water for 10 minutes. Remove from water and rinse in cold water. Peel off the outer skin and slice peaches.

Serves 6