How to Make Gluten-Free Flour Mix

With this ratio of white rice flour, potato starch, sorghum flour, and xanthan gum, we created a gluten-free flour mix that you can swap cup-for-cup for regular all-purpose flour.

See More

Scalloped Potato Recipes

Need some sure winners to add to your list of potato sides? Look no further than these gooey scalloped potato recipes. From classic au gratin potato bakes to modern twists featuring sweet potatoes or fruit, these buttery golden casseroles have it all: cheese, crumbs, and taters!

View Slideshow

How to Make a Single-Crust Piecrust

Learn how to make a pie with tender, flaky crust in 11 simple steps.

See More

How to Brine a Turkey

Learning how to brine is the simple secret to serving a moist, tender turkey (plus, it enhances the bird's flavor). For most turkey brine recipes, start with a stir-together saltwater solution and be sure to plan ahead, since marinating takes eight to 12 hours.

See More

Flavorful Green Bean Casserole Recipes

The fresh flavor and creamy texture of green bean casserole have made it a go-to side dish. If you're looking for ways to switch up the classic comfort food, turn to these green bean recipes that showcase what you love about green bean casserole while adding surprising touches.

View Slideshow

How to Mash Potatoes

Make mashed potatoes from scratch -- the creamy results are a special side dish for any dinner. See how our Test Kitchen experts make their mashed potatoes using two types of potatoes and a surprisingly simple process.

View Video
Popular in Food

Polenta-Pecan Apple Cobbler

Polenta, usually served for dinner, makes a great topping for this apple-cherry cobbler recipe.

4.0 by 6 people
Rate me!
  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Bake: 30 mins to 35 mins 375°F

Polenta-Pecan Apple Cobbler



  1. For topping, in a small bowl stir together flour, polenta mix or cornmeal, granulated sugar, baking powder, and salt. Using a pastry blender or two knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; set aside.
  2. In another small bowl combine the pecans, the 2 tablespoons brown sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon; set aside.
  3. For filling, in a large saucepan combine the apples, cherries, the 1/3 cup brown sugar, the lemon juice, and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon. Bring to boiling, stirring constantly; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 5 minutes or until fruit is almost tender, stirring occasionally. Combine cold water and cornstarch; add to saucepan. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Keep hot.
  4. Add the 1/3 cup half-and-half or light cream to topping mixture, stirring just to moisten. Transfer filling to a 2-quart square baking dish. Using a spoon, immediately drop topping into small mounds onto filling. Sprinkle with pecan mixture.
  5. Bake in a 375 degree F oven 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into topping comes out clean. If desired, serve with additional ice cream, half-and-half, or light cream. Makes 8 servings.

From the Test Kitchen

Pick-A-Fruit Polenta-Pecan Cobbler:

Omit apples. Substitute pitted cherries, blueberries, sliced peaches, or chopped rhubarb.

Nutrition Facts (Polenta-Pecan Apple Cobbler)

    Per serving:
  • 448 kcal cal.,
  • 15 g fat
  • (6 g sat. fat,
  • 24 mg chol.,
  • 180 mg sodium,
  • 78 g carb.,
  • 5 g fiber,
  • 4 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Related Categories



Loading... Please wait...