Mike Harcourt's Cobbler

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“This wonderful recipe comes from the former British Columbia premier's family. They served it with Spys, Ida Reds, Macs and Courtlands or with a mixture of fruit, e.g. apples and plums.”
1 8inch dish

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For apple filling, combine apples, sugar, 3 Tbsp.
  2. water and lemon juice; bring to boil, stirring occasionally.
  3. Reduce heat.
  4. Cover; simmer 3-5 minutes or until apples are just tender but still hold shape.
  5. Dissolve cornstarch in 1 Tbsp.
  6. water; stir into apple mixture.
  7. Cook, stirring, about 1 minute or until thickened.
  8. Pour filling into greased 8-inch square baking dish.
  9. Set aside.
  10. Topping: Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt in a bowl.
  11. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  12. Beat together egg and milk; stir into flour mixture until moistened.
  13. Drop batter into 6 mounds on top of hot filling Bake in preheated 400 F oven 20 to 25 minutes or until topping is golden.

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