Pear, Apple, and Cranberry Cobbler

Combine all your favorite flavors of fall in this one-pan dessert recipe. Pear, apple, cranberry, and bright orange zest are all in this cozy dessert.

Pear, Apple, and Cranberry Cobbler in casserole dish on a wire rack
Photo: Brie Passano
Prep Time:
35 mins
Cool Time:
30 mins
Bake Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 55 mins


  • 4 ripe pears, peeled, cored, and chopped

  • 3 cooking apples, peeled, cored, and chopped

  • 2 cup fresh cranberries

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 3 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoon orange zest

  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

  • teaspoon salt

  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour

  • ¼ cup cornmeal

  • 2 tablespoon sugar

  • 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • ¼ cup butter, cut up

  • cup milk or half-and-half

  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

  • Vanilla ice cream or whipped cream (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. In a large bowl combine the first eight ingredeints (through salt). Toss lightly until just combined. Spoon into a 2-qt. casserole. Bake, uncovered, 25 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl combine the next four ingredients (through baking powder). Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until pea-size. Combine milk and egg. Add to flour mixture all at once, stirring just until combined. Spoon in 8 or 10 mounds over hot fruit.

  3. Bake 25 minutes more or until a toothpick inserted in topping comes out clean. Cool 30 minutes. Serve warm and, if desired, with ice cream or whipped cream.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

330 Calories
7g Fat
66g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 330
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 43mg 14%
Sodium 139mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 66g 24%
Total Sugars 44g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 10.6mg 53%
Calcium 50.5mg 4%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Potassium 232mg 5%
Folate, total 40.3mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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