Easy Peach Cobbler

Peaches and I have a bad history. I won’t go into too much detail but our relationship has been rocky with a long road of making up to do.

Then there’s my husband who says every time he eats peach cobbler he wishes it was apple cobbler. Another hater.

Needless to say this easy peach cobbler had a whole lot to prove.

But I’m The Girl Who Ate Everything, so no food is off limits…no calories left unexplored.

Easy Peach Cobbler | The Girl Who Ate EverythingCan you believe there are only four ingredients in this cobbler? I was skeptical to say the least that any amount of flavor could come of this. Here’s what happened: A little bit of the flour mixture is sprinkled on the bottom of the pan and mixes with the juices of the peaches while cooking making it thick. The crust is the perfect combo of light with a slight crispness on top. It’s not a biscuit top that some cobblers have.

I was a little worried that it was too wet when I stuck it in the oven but after it baked and rested for a couple of minutes it was perfect. If you like yours on the drier side just don’t add all of the liquid from the peaches.

Easy Peach Cobbler | The Girl Who Ate Everything

Easy Peach Cobbler
Prep Time
22 hrs 1 min
Cook Time
22 hrs 1 min
  • 1 cup self-rising flour see Note for substitution
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar plus 2 additional Tablespoons for topping
  • 1/2 cup 1 stick butter, divided (and melted separately)
  • 1 28 ounce can sliced peaches in heavy syrup, undrained
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium-size mixing bowl coarsely mix the flour, 3/4 cup of the sugar, and 1/4 cup melted butter together. You can add a dash of cinnamon here if you want too.
  3. Sprinkle about one-third of the flour mixture on the bottom of an 8x8 baking dish. The flour mixture will slightly mix with the syrup of the peaches while baking and thicken it up a bit.
  4. Add the peaches with their juice to the dish. If you like your cobbler on the dry side don't add all of the liquid. It was perfect in my opinion.
  5. Sprinkle the peaches with the remaining sugar/flour mixture. Sprinkle the top with the remaining 2 tablespoons sugar. Drizzle with the remaining 1/4 cup of melted butter.There will be a lot of liquid and it will look wet. Don't worry, the flour mixture will soak up the liquid.
  6. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until the top is golden brown and bubbly. Let cobbler sit for at least 5 minutes before serving.
  7. Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
  8. This can easily be doubled in a 9x13 baking dish.
Recipe Notes

Self-Rising Flour Substitute: If you don't keep self-rising flour on hand, make your own.
For every 1 cup of self-rising flour needed mix together: 1 cup all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon baking soda.

Want to use fresh peaches?: When using fresh peaches, peel and slice them, and sprinkle the slices with an additional 1/2 cup sugar. Refrigerate them for 2 to 3 hours before using and they will make their own syrup.

Source: Just a Pinch

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  1. Mmm, cobbler is my all time fave. So southern.

  2. I absolutely LOVE a good peach cobbler and have actually been craving one lately so I will try this, ty!

  3. What a beautiful cobbler!

  4. I too am not a fan of the peach but if you liked this I may have to give it a try. After all, peaches ARE good for you.

  5. My brother requests peach cobbler like every day, so, thank you SO much for posting an easy version!

  6. This looks amazing!!!! Everything you make always makes me crave something from home. I think I’ll be making this tomorrow!!!

  7. Nothing like a good, classic, like this! Looks lovely!

  8. Peach cobbler is one of my all-time favorite summertime desserts. Nothing beats fresh peaches baked into a crisp or cobbler!! And I can’t believe this recipe only has 4 ingredients. That’s a definite winner! Can’t wait to try this!

  9. After seeing this recipe, I think I need to give peach cobbler another try!

  10. I love peaches! This looks so yummy and easy, but my husband is not a sweets person at ALL… so i’d have to eat it all by myself…oh well! Next time I get some fresh peaches I’m going to try this.

  11. angelitacarmelita says:

    I had to laugh when I read your post, because #1, I am an absolute peach cobbler LOVER!, and #2, this recipe is the same one my family has used for years. It’s simple – yes; but in there lies it’s delicious-nuss!! So easy, and sooo good. I’ve shared this with so many people, and they’re always like “are you kidding me? I have this stuff in my house all the time, and can whip this out whenever!” Give it a try. And please, everyone – give “peach”‘s a chance…. (lol!)

  12. angelitacarmelita says:

    One more comment; you can substitute the peaches w/any other fruit you’d like. fresh peaches and blackberries; raspberries – if your using fresh fruit; sprinkle it with a little sugar to give it some ‘juice’ or use canned fruit (shiver); like apple or cherry…. if you must. Of course, there should be vanilla ice cream… but then, you knew that.

  13. Oh, now that just looks like a big hug on a plate. What a great, classic recipe made easy! Thanks for sharing!

  14. We must be on the same brain wave link cuz, I was just thinking about making cobbler! This looks delish!

  15. Seriously-4 ingredients! I think I just found our next easy dessert for our Sunday game nights with the kids!

  16. My husband wasn’t sure he would like this cobbler because it didn’t seem decadent enough (he’s Southern), but it looked so easy that I decided to try it anyway. It turned out delicious and it was as easy as I thought it would be. My husband liked it so much that he just had to have a small bit more and cleaned out the area all around the part that was left. I will definitely keep and use this recipe and plan to take it to our church potluck.

  17. This is exactly how my MawMaw makes hers! It is the most perfect dessert ever! Please – keep the cinnamon and nutmeg out of my cobbler!

  18. Love your blog! The pictures are always gorgeous. Do you mind if I ask what program you use for your recipes to be printer friendly?

  19. Super idea for a dessert, for anytime actually…..breakfast is popping into my head right now.
    It does have fruit in it, so how can I go wrong here?! 😉
    Thanks for the tip on the flour, I wasn’t sure what I was going to do.
    It’s not always easy in my small town to find necessary ingredients all of the time.
    Very nice pictures!

  20. Your recipe is so super easy. Love cobbler!

  21. My grandma called this “Wash Day Cobbler”. I had totally forgotten about this recipe! Can’t wait to make it!

  22. Just wanted to say that I made this on Saturday for a church gathering and everyone raved about it, it was so delicious! I know it’s a success when I bring home an empty dish, which I was kind of disappointed about because I wanted some more! Thanks, this is definitely a keeper!!

  23. I made this for Father’s Day for dessert and it turned out fantastic! It was so easy to make and super delicious, it was a hit with everyone. Now I’m wondering what other fruit that I can substitute the peaches for! Thanks for posting this!

  24. I just love how you have substitutes listed for those ingredients one might not have on hand. I recently discovered this site and your wonderful recipes. Since then, I come back everyday to find out what I shall make for dinner that evening. You are magnificent!!!

  25. Rose Marie Smith says:

    Of all the recipe sites I have used and shared, this is definitely the best. Shows everything. Does not make you “join” or buy any cookbooks. The photography is wonderful and dishes are mouth watering. I’m proud to be able to share your presentations. Thank you.

  26. What if I want to use FROZEN peaches…what would I do?????

    • Christy {The Girl Who Ate Everything} says:

      Not sure? Maybe thaw them and add a simple syrup – Equal parts water and sugar. I’m not sure how much.

  27. Rena Linderman says:

    Like you I have a love hate relationship with peaches, yes I’m embarrassed to say I’m from peach state!! This was so easy and delicious that I might rethink the love hate thing!! Thank you for a wonderful recipe. All the others have cinnamon and nutmeg and usually over powers the taste of the peach! This doesn’t and its wonderful!!

  28. I am making this right now and it looks fantastic in my oven!! I have made over 8 of your recipes and they never fail me!! great job:-)

  29. Does anyone know if Splenda will work with this? I have a diabetic husband who absolutly loves cobblers.

    This looks like a perfect cobbler, so I am going to try it.
    Thank you for something so simple…


  30. Old favorite. You can also use fresh peaches which you sprinkled a little sugar on and allowed the juices to collect. I have even halved the recipe and used a smaller can of peaches. And top it with homemade vanilla ice cream while hot!

  31. This is one of our favorite desserts. We have done fresh, canned and a mix of fresh and canned (we bought too small of a can one time and supplemented LOL). This is one recipe everyone always asks me to make. I am going to try it with cherry pie filling today instead of peaches (we just had the peach last weekend 🙂 )

  32. Super simple, simply super! Made today… Smells and tastes amazing- I even made my own self-rising flour using Bob’s Red Mill gf flour. KEEPER, KEEPER🌟

  33. Can I add pecans?

  34. Jeanette Harris says:

    This was perfect! Thank you!

  35. This recipe is so simple and easy. But it turned out amazing! I was craving some peach cobbler and this hit the spot! Threw some vanilla ice cream on top and I was in heaven. Thank you!!