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Gluten-free Goodie of the Week: Apple-pecan cobbler

Patricia Conte has a background in marketing communications and works as an independent writer. In 2010, she was given the opportunity to combine her love of writing and food when she started as a contributing writer for the Food channel...

Fall for this cobbler!

It's the time of year that calls for apples and incorporating them into dessert is always a tasty option. This recipe for gluten-free apple-pecan cobbler will add something special to your fall.
Gluten-free apple cobbler

You might remember cobblers from when grandma used to make them — a warm and delightful fruit-filled base with batter or biscuits on top, baked until hot and bubbly.

This season, bring back a traditional dish with this recipe for gluten-free apple-pecan cobbler. Your kitchen will smell delightful, and you'll definitely enjoy this sweet treat. Serve it topped with your favorite vanilla ice cream for added goodness!

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Apple-pecan cobbler

Note: Gluten can be found in many different foods and products, from ketchup to soy sauce to candy and seasonings. While SheKnows.com tries to ensure these recipes are gluten-free, carefully read the ingredient labels of all food and food products you use for these recipes to ensure they are also gluten-free.

Serves 8

Ingredients:

  • 4 Granny Smith apples, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1-1/2 cups orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground clove
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 cup all-purpose gluten-free flour (or make your own gluten-free baking flour mix)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons gluten-free baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 4 tablespoons melted butter
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Use a large bowl to combine the apples, one cup of orange juice, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, clove, cornstarch and pecans, and mix well.
  3. Add the apple mixture to an 11 x 7-inch baking dish and set aside.
  4. In a medium-size bowl, blend together the flour, sugar, salt and baking powder. Make a well in the center and add the remaining orange juice, egg, butter and milk. Mix well until a smooth batter forms.
  5. Use a spoon to dollop the batter over the apple mixture. Use a spatula to smooth out the batter and spread it evenly over the apples.
  6. Sprinkle the top with the three tablespoons of brown sugar and bake for 35-40 minutes, or until the topping is golden.
  7. Allow the cobbler to cool for 15-20 minutes before serving.
  8. Top individual servings with vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt if you'd like.

This cobbler made with seasonal apples is sure to become a favorite!

More gluten-free goodies

Individual mixed berry and pecan crisps
Brownies with caramel, almond and sea salt frosting
Raspberry scones with lemon drizzle icing

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