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I think it’s too hot for cobblers, but I couldn’t resist.

Honestly, I had no other choice. Or I had too many choices, but I really liked this one the best.

As always, at the farmer’s market I bought too many nectarines, peaches, and cherries. We inhaled the nectarines and most of the cherries. For whatever reason, the peaches sat there. Untouched. Sorry boys.

When I finally went to grab one and bit into it, the juices that started to run down my arms reminded me of a warm cobbler. With a scoop of ice cream, of course.

Um… actually, I prefer topping it with whipped cream.

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Then my mind kept on going and going until I reached for the skillet and a bag of hazelnuts…

I had a craving for Nutella and that’s how the hazelnuts made it to my hands. I even thought about Nutellaizing this dessert, but then I knew I was going too far. I don’t like messing with the classics too much.

I made a Nutella Pizza instead ‘cause that’s not messing with a classic (?).

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Skillet-Baked Peach and Cherry Cobbler

(inspired by Eating Well)

You will need:

For the crust:

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chopped hazelnuts, divided
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

For the Filling:

  • 3 cups chopped peaches
  • 1 cup chopped cherries, pits removed
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 400.
  • Combine flour, 1/2 cup hazelnuts, sugar, and salt in a food processor and pulse until the nuts are finely ground.

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  • Add in the butter and continue to pulse until well incorporated.
  • In a separate bowl whisk the egg, canola oil, and vanilla extract.

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  • Pour the egg mixture into the food processor while it’s still running.
  • Continue to process until the mixture is clumpy.
  • Measure out 1 cup of the crust mixture and add in the rest of the chopped hazelnuts to it. Set aside.
  • Take the mixture from the food processor bowl and pour it into a skillet that’s been coated with cooking spray.
  • Spread it evenly and press firmly into the bottom to form a crust.
  • Prepare the fruit filling by combining the peaches, cherries, orange juice, and sugar in a saucepan over medium heat.

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  • Bring to a simmer, stirring constantly, until the mixture is thick, about 5 minutes.
  • Add in the corn starch and vanilla, stir, and cook for 1 more minute.
  • Remove from heat and layer the fruit filling over the prepared crust.
  • Top with the reserved topping, spreading it evenly over the entire fruit filling.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, then lower the temperature to 350 and continue to bake for another 25 minutes.
  • Let it cool for about 20 minutes before serving.
  • Top with Vanilla ice cream or whipped cream. Or not. wlEmoticon smile1 Skillet Baked Peach and Cherry Cobbler 

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  1. Alexia M. July 12, 2014 at 9:59 PM - Reply

    I brought this to a friend’s house who has a gluten sensitivity. This was the first time I’ve ever made a gluten free dessert. I used Bob’s Red Mill All Purpose Mix and swapped out pecans for hazelnuts because our store didn’t have hazelnuts, anyway, it was awesome.
    Also, I upped the fruit to 3.5 cups of peaches and 1.5 cups of cherries. Then I spread the crust out very thin more like pie crust–I pulled it um the sides of my skillet. When it was cut, it came out almost like pie. It was awesome. Flavor and texture was great. Served warm with vanilla ice cream. YUM! Would love to make it again with hazelnuts if I can find them.

  2. Val August 9, 2011 at 6:15 AM - Reply

    I’ve never made cobbler in a skillet before but it has to be the best way to bake anything in summer and totally beats turning on the oven.

  3. Mary @ Delightful Bitefuls July 21, 2011 at 10:02 AM - Reply

    Yum x 100! This sounds fantastic! I haven’t made a cobbler yet this summer but will be now with this recipe!

    New to your blog; happy I found you!

    Mary xo
    Delightful Bitefuls

  4. Meghan July 15, 2011 at 5:48 PM - Reply

    Kate this cobbler looks fantastic in the skillet! Love the peach cherry combo, and the hazelnuts!

  5. Elaine July 11, 2011 at 9:33 PM - Reply

    Beautiful photos, Katie. I wish I could have some of that cobbler now!

  6. La Phemme Phoodie July 11, 2011 at 10:36 AM - Reply

    I always buy way too much stuff at the farmers’ market. I get so excited to see so much fresh local produce. Peaches are almost in season here. I can’t wait to bite into them and enjoy it the way you described. I’ll pay the price of a little extra heat in the kitchen for this yummy treat.

  7. Terris@Freeeatsfood July 11, 2011 at 12:11 AM - Reply

    This looks beautiful and so comforting. I have always wanted to try a cobbler in a skillet. I have apricots and cherries in my kitchen right now, so I may have to try that combination!

  8. Hester aka The Chef Doc July 10, 2011 at 10:33 AM - Reply

    This is gorgeous, Kate! I need to get me a skillet :-(

  9. Evelyne@CheapEthnicEatz July 10, 2011 at 10:09 AM - Reply

    Oh I love fruits in this cobbler. I am the same when I go to the farmer’s market…way to may fruits after you have to cook. Ever though of trying a bbq cobbler version…to keep the house cool?

  10. Anna July 9, 2011 at 11:43 PM - Reply

    I LOVE anything cooked in a skillet, and this looks especially delicious – peaches and cherries is a combo I, for some reason, have never tried! Soon to be remedied :) Thanks for sharing!

  11. Firefly July 9, 2011 at 4:50 PM - Reply

    Oh, goodness!!! That looks so yummy!

  12. Heidi @ Food Doodles July 8, 2011 at 11:24 PM - Reply

    That looks incredibly good! Love the hazelnuts in the crust! And I love cooking and baking in my cast iron skillet but I never thought I could make a cobbler in it! Awesome! I need to do that soon :D

  13. Have you ever had leftover cold cobbler for breakfast with a tall glass of milk? Oh, my fav! You should try it!

  14. Carolyn July 8, 2011 at 4:22 PM - Reply

    Very behind in commenting on this, but it sure is purdy! Great flavours and easy to do in a skillet.

  15. Nikki @ The Tolerant Vegan July 8, 2011 at 2:23 PM - Reply

    It is NEVER too hot for cobbler! Looks delicious :)

  16. Medeja July 8, 2011 at 6:13 AM - Reply

    This sounds so good.. Cherries, nectarines and peaches from farmers market :)

  17. Adora's Box July 8, 2011 at 6:10 AM - Reply

    The best part of summer is having all these soft fruits available to make as desserts and eat with ice cream. This is a lovely no fuss recipe. Charming photos.

  18. The Harried Cook July 8, 2011 at 4:14 AM - Reply

    Gorgeous cobbler there! I would love some with some whipped cream! Mmmmmm… The photos are just gorgeous! :) Great post!

  19. Ruth July 8, 2011 at 2:20 AM - Reply

    This looks awesome! I’ve neer made a cobbler in a skillet but this makes me want to try!

  20. Felice - All That's Left Are The Crumbs July 8, 2011 at 12:18 AM - Reply

    It is definitely the best time of year for peach and cherry cobbler. And if it is hot it just means you will need more ice cream and/or whipped cream to go with it. As always your photos amaze me, just beautiful.

  21. something_good July 7, 2011 at 11:42 PM - Reply

    According to my husband, it’s never too hot to baked desserts :))) Great looking cobbler, Kate.

  22. Tori @ The Shiksa in the Kitchen July 7, 2011 at 11:18 PM - Reply

    The cobbler looks great… but I want the recipe for that Nutella pizza! LOL ;)

  23. Nami @ Just One Cookbook July 7, 2011 at 10:23 PM - Reply

    Another delicious dessert Kate! I haven’t peaches this year yet, but I can’t wait to try… I wish I can make a cobbler with peaches and cherries… must be so delicious with ice cream on top… sigh… do you eat dessert every day? Lately I’m worrying about my weight even though I’m NOT making dessert at all (minus ice cream, but I’m in control)….imagine when I make this cobbler. In 30 minutes entire thing could disappear in my tummy…. this looks that good!

  24. Kelly July 7, 2011 at 9:56 PM - Reply

    Wow this looks so delicious and your pictures are gorgeous!! Great job!! :)

  25. Happy When Not Hungry July 7, 2011 at 8:54 PM - Reply

    Wow this looks amazing! Love the cherry and peach combo too. Yum Kate!!!

  26. Lisa {AuthenticSuburbanGourmet} July 7, 2011 at 8:45 PM - Reply

    Kate – who doesn’t like a cobbler and heck it is summer but you can still enjoy it. Especially with cherries being so wonderful, this is a delightful dessert. Delish!!

  27. Michelle July 7, 2011 at 8:18 PM - Reply

    I love that you made this cobbler in a cast-iron skillet! Beautiful!

  28. EA-The Spicy RD July 7, 2011 at 7:26 PM - Reply

    This looks so good! I’ll take mine with whipped cream AND ice cream please! I’ll make mine with gluten-free flour, and I love the addition of hazelnuts!

  29. Emily @ Life on Food July 7, 2011 at 7:24 PM - Reply

    I love using skillets like this. This cobbler looks delicious. I don’t know if I ever combined cherries and peaches. Both are great though so mixing them up couldn’t be bad.

  30. Peggy July 7, 2011 at 7:00 PM - Reply

    This looks great Kate! I don’t think there’s ever a bad time for cobbler of any sort – may have to make an apple one this week because we got a bunch in our CSA =)

  31. claudia lamascolo July 7, 2011 at 6:54 PM - Reply

    Wow this sounds awesome with these two fruits lovely verison and put together well!

  32. Claudia July 7, 2011 at 6:39 PM - Reply

    MN is too cold for stone fruits so I have to settle for the aroma in the grocery store (heady but not the same). I buy 2-4 every day – because they do need to be eaten right away. But maybe I’ll let today’s peaches sit… and tomorrow enjoy a cobbler! Hazelnuts are always a good idea.

  33. Lindsey@Lindselicious July 7, 2011 at 6:15 PM - Reply

    Another great dish kate! I love cobbler- peach and cherry sound like a delish combo.

  34. Liz July 7, 2011 at 6:04 PM - Reply

    What a fabulous cobbler….the addition of cherries just kicks it up a notch :) I’d like mine with ice cream, but I would never refuse a bowlful with a dollop of whipped cream!

  35. Tiffany July 7, 2011 at 6:02 PM - Reply

    With ice cream it’s definitely NOT too hot for cobbler! :D

  36. Audrey and Christina July 7, 2011 at 5:30 PM - Reply

    Wow!! This looks amazing. We’ll definitely have to try it out! What a delicious summer dessert, and cooking it in a skillet is so creative!

  37. Lauren at Keep It Sweet July 7, 2011 at 5:12 PM - Reply

    This looks like a worthy reason to pull out my skillet, yum!

  38. Kristy July 7, 2011 at 3:55 PM - Reply

    Is it ever really too hot for cobbler? LOL. I love this recipe. And I love that it’s assembled and baked in a skillet. That’s a fun little twist! Fantastic!!!! I’ll take mine with vanilla ice cream. ;)

  39. marla July 7, 2011 at 3:28 PM - Reply

    I am all about this skillet cobbler – no matter what the temperature. Especially with all those hazelnuts.

  40. Baking Serendipity July 7, 2011 at 2:30 PM - Reply

    I love cobblers. I always want to say it’s too hot for them too, and cave every time. Peach and cherry is such a fantastic fruit combination! I’ve always topped mine with vanilla ice cream….will definitely have to try your whipped cream trick :)

  41. Feast on the Cheap July 7, 2011 at 2:17 PM - Reply

    I’m so jealous of your big cast iron skillet…

  42. tanja@tanjascookingcorner July 7, 2011 at 1:04 PM - Reply

    Oh yes please :) I love peach in desserts, and this cobbler looks fantastic Kate! !!

  43. briarrose July 7, 2011 at 12:24 PM - Reply

    So yummy. Who can resist making a cobbler? ;) It tickles me this is baked in a skillet.

  44. Junia @ Mis Pensamientos July 7, 2011 at 12:17 PM - Reply

    wow cobbler in a skillet? awesomeeeee!! and i love peach in dessert. this is just delish, kate!

  45. Ann July 7, 2011 at 11:54 AM - Reply

    It looks delicious! Once again – your pictures are lovely as the dish!

  46. nancy July 7, 2011 at 11:52 AM - Reply

    I love peach cobbler and always make it during the summer. I also will make blueberry cobbler with the 40 pounds of blueberries I pick each summer. The only bad thing…..I EAT THE WHOLE THING BY MYSELF…..IN 1 1/2 DAYS……..

  47. Kim Beaulieu July 7, 2011 at 11:50 AM - Reply

    Looks so yummy. And my two fave fruits in it. Must try this one out. If it’s ever cool enough here to turn on the oven. I wonder if it could be done on the grill.

  48. The Farmers Wife July 7, 2011 at 10:54 AM - Reply

    Oh goodness Kate… That looks SO good! I love that you baked it in the skillet! Awesome idea!

  49. Mi Vida en un Dulce July 7, 2011 at 10:45 AM - Reply

    I love hot cobbler, and now it’s winter here, so it’s the best opportunity to try to make this at home.
    Thanks for sharing.

  50. Ana Helena Campbell July 7, 2011 at 10:45 AM - Reply

    Oh, this look so good. I see peaches everywhere now. I love cobblers. Thanks for sharing!

  51. Susie July 7, 2011 at 10:22 AM - Reply

    This looks amazing and I love that you made it in a cast iron skillet. It is such a wonderful picture as well.

  52. Erin @ Dinners, Dishes and Desserts July 7, 2011 at 10:21 AM - Reply

    Sounds delicious! So pretty! Congrats on the Top 9 the other day!

  53. Steph@stephsbitebybite July 7, 2011 at 10:19 AM - Reply

    I really need to get a cast iron skillet so that I can make this dessert. Your pictures are so yummy!

  54. Dana Salvo July 7, 2011 at 9:39 AM - Reply

    Um yes please! This kind of treat get’s me in trouble. Midnight munchies roll around & all I break out is a spoon & by morning it’s gone! lol Buzzzz

  55. It’s never too hot for cobbler, especially if ice cream is involved! I adore the addition of the hazelnuts and think that was pure genius. Much better than Nutella, trust me. :)

  56. Charlie July 7, 2011 at 9:00 AM - Reply

    I prefer crisps but the texture of your cobbler looks great with the ground hazelnuts!

  57. Parsley Sage July 7, 2011 at 8:24 AM - Reply

    Hey man, I’m all about the peach cobbler but where’s the nutella pizza of which you speak!!??

  58. Claudie July 7, 2011 at 7:45 AM - Reply

    Lovely! It might be hot outside, but I can totally imagine myself eating this in the evening, on the patio, after a long day :)

  59. Juju July 7, 2011 at 7:22 AM - Reply

    Looks like a delicious recipe! The fresh fruits from the farmers market must of added a special touch to the cobblers! =]

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