Peach Cobbler With Brown Sugar & Cinnamon

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Warm peaches spiced with cinnamon and topped with the perfect sugar cookie topping; you’ll love this easy and delicious recipe.

Top with homemade vanilla ice cream for the perfect summer dessert.

round cobbler with scoop missing,

❤️ Why you’ll love this recipe

  • The topping! Like a tender blend of sugar cookie and vanilla cake, it puts all other cobbler toppings to shame.
  • It’s incredibly flavorful: The perfect blend of ripe, juicy peaches, warm cinnamon, and sweet brown sugar creates a truly irresistible dessert.
  • It’s easy to make: Even if you’re new to baking, you can pull this off! Our simple steps will guide you through the process.

This is an overview of the ingredients. You’ll find the full measurements and instructions in the printable recipe at the bottom of the page.

ingredients on marble counter

You’ll need the following for this classic summer dessert:

  • Sliced peaches
  • Granulated sugar
  • Brown sugar
  • Cinnamon
  • Cornstarch
  • Lemon juice
  • Unsalted softened butter
  • Vanilla
  • Egg
  • All-purpose flour
  • Baking powder
  • Salt

🍴Instructions

Step One: make filling

peach filling in mixing bowl.

Set the oven to 375 and prepare a baking sheet with foil to catch any stray drips.

Mix those beautiful peaches with sugars, cinnamon, cornstarch, and a splash of lemon juice.

Step Two: prebake filling

filling covered with foil and fully baked.

Toss them into your baking dish and cover it up tight with foil. Pop your dish into the oven for about 20 minutes. This will get your filling nice and thick.

Step three: make topping

cobbler topping batter in mixing bowl.

While your filling cooks, start on the topping. Blend your butter and sugar until they’re light and fluffy, then toss in the egg and vanilla. Gradually blend in the dry ingredients.

Step Four: assemble and bake

cobbler before and after baking.

Once your filling is done, it’s time to layer on the topping. Dot the cooked peaches with the sweet, buttery mixture.

Bake for 30-40 minutes until the top is golden and the filling is bubbly. Want a little extra crunch? Sprinkle some coarse sugar on top for the last few minutes of baking.

🥫 Storage instructions

Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days.

If you’d like to freeze it, just make sure it’s completely cool first, then wrap it tightly with plastic wrap and aluminum foil. It’s not the same as fresh, but still good!

🔍 FAQs

I don’t have to peel the peaches?

Not at all. The skins soften during baking and add extra flavor.

Can I use canned peaches?

Ummmm…no. They’ll get overly mushy. You’ll want a recipe designed specifically for that.

👩🏻‍🍳 Expert tips

  • Make sure your butter is softened but not melted for the perfect topping consistency.
  • For an even more flavorful dish, use ripe, in-season peaches.
  • Use a light hand when mixing the topping. Overmixing can lead to a dense texture.

📘 more cobbler Recipes

cinnamon sugar peach cobbler.

📖 Here’s the recipe

peach cobbler with ice cream on top.

Peach Cobbler with Cinnamon & Brown Sugar

Buttery sugar cookie topping layered over sweet peaches spiced with cinnamon and brown sugar.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Serving Size 6 servings

Ingredients 

Filling

  • 9-10 sliced peaches no need to peel
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

Topping

  • ½ cup unsalted softened butter
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch salt
  • coarse sugar to sprinkle on top (optional)

Instructions 

  • Prepare. Preheat the oven to 375 with the rack in the center. Prepare a spare baking sheet by covering it in foil to catch any drips.
  • Precook the filling. Combine the peaches, sugars, cinnamon, cornstarch, and lemon juice in a medium bowl. Pour into a 8 or 9 inch square or round baking dish and cover tightly with foil. Bake the filling for 20 minutes to thicken the filling.
  • Make the topping. While the filling is cooking, make the topping. Combine the butter and sugar with a mixer on medium speed, until its light and fluffy. Add the egg and vanilla. Slowly add in the dry ingredients and blend on low until just combined.
  • Assemble. When the filling is done, remove the foil. Dot the fruit with the sugar cookie topping with 2 tablespoon-sized dollops.
  • Bake and serve. Bake, uncovered, for 30-40 minutes until the topping is browned and the filling is bubbly. During the last few minutes of baking time, sprinkle coarse sugar on top if desired. Allow the cobbler to stand at room temperature for a few minutes before serving. Best when served with vanilla ice cream.

Notes

You can substitute nectarines! 
For a crowd, double the recipe and serve in 9×13 pan.
Peach Cobbler With Brown Sugar & Cinnamon
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  1. 5 stars
    Perfect timing. I was planning a peach cobbler and this showed up in my email. Super easy to make. I didn’t add the sugar at the end and I wish I had. This was very good and the sugar on top would have made it over-the-top perfect! Can’t wait to make it again.