How To Make Peach Cobbler With Pie Crust

How To Make Peach Cobbler With Pie Crust In 7 Steps

Last Updated on April 22, 2024 by Lori Walker

No occasion can be deemed complete without a classic pie recipe. There is no joy that equates to the contentment of enjoying a piece of peach cobbler pie finishing a meal.

If you’re wondering how to make peach cobbler pie with pie crust, check out the quick steps we have researched, tested, and compiled for you. 

7 Quick Steps in Making Peach Cobbler With Pie Crust

1. Gather All The Ingredients

ingredients in making a Peach Cobbler

Like any other recipe, you must have all the ingredients prepared at the counter.

You will need fresh peaches, sugar, lemon, cornstarch, and pie crust (either homemade or store-bought) to make this recipe.

2. Prepare Your Peach Cobbler Filling

Peach Cobbler Filling on a Pan

Most ingredients for this recipe can be easily bought. You might even already have them in your fridge. The main chunk of this recipe goes to the peach cobbler filling.

Start with slicing your peaches and adding the lemon, sugar, and cornstarch. Mix them carefully, and bake the filling for 10 minutes.

3. Make Your Pie Crust

Pie Crust on a Glass Pan

You may skip this part if you purchased your pie crust from the store. If not, then follow this second step for the best results.

Making your own pie crust comes with baking your pie dough. You will need all-purpose flour, sugar, salt, unsalted butter, and cold water.

Follow the usual procedure involved in creating a pie crust [1]. Ensure to roll out your pie dough and ensure to mix all the ingredients evenly.

4. Cut It Out on Your Desired Design

Putting Pie crust

After creating the crust, you would need to design your pie. Cut it out to your desired shape and design.  

The cutout portion serves as a design and will help the steam escape from the pie.

5. Bake With Sugar & Egg Wash on Top

Brushing The Top of the Pie Crust with Egg Wash

After creating the filling and the pie crust, it is now time to put them together. Put the filling on a pan and top it with the pie crust.

Brush the top of the pie crust with egg wash and sprinkle sugar (as needed) to add more sweetness to the dessert.

6. Scoop Out the Warm Peach Cobbler

Freshly Baked Peach Cobbler With Pie Crust

After baking the filling and pie crust for 30 – 40 minutes, you should see a golden brown crust, and the peach filling must be bubbling. Cool it for at least 15–20 minutes.

Scoop and transfer it to a plate or a bowl.

7. Top It Off With Vanilla Ice Cream

peach Cobbler with Vanilla Ice Cream on Top

Top off the dessert with sweet and cold ice cream on top. Any flavor would do, but most people use vanilla to complement the peach flavor.

“If you’re going to serve the cobbler right from the pan, put the cream on the side and let people add it themselves.”

– Renee Erickson, Award-Winning Chef

Also Read: 7 Simple Tips To Keep Pie Crust From Burning

Tips & Tricks To Make The Best Peach Cobbler With Pie Crust

  • For the best peach filling, use fresh peaches, and don’t forget the cornstarch, as it will thicken the juice.
  • Preheat the oven to 400F before heating the filling.
  • Ensure the crust is golden brown and the filling is bubbling before pulling it out of the oven.
  • You can also add freshly whipped cream over the ice cream to add more flavor to your pie.

Read: Is It Possible To Use Bread Flour For Pie Crust?


Why is my peach cobbler soggy?

A soggy cobbler means that the peaches are extra juicy. Don’t forget to use the right amount of cornstarch and cool the filling until it fully thickens up [2]. But what makes your peach cobbler gummy?

Is cobbler crust the same as a pie crust?

No, it is not. Cobbler crust is defined as only having only a crust on the top, while pie crust is defined as having crusts on top and at the bottom.

How can I tell if the peach cobbler pie is done?

To determine if the peach cobbler pie is ready, the filling must be thick and should’ve bubbled at the edges, and the crust must have a golden brown color.

Find out how long the pie crust can stay in the refrigerator here.

What is the difference between a peach cobbler and a peach pie?

Peach cobbler only has a crust on top and is easier to make than a peach pie that has a crust on top and at the bottom.

You might also like to read about what “short” means in baking here.

How do you keep cobbler crispy?

Wrap the cobbler with plastic and store it in the freezer. Reheat it again for 10 – 15 minutes to get a thick texture. You can also add cornstarch if you think it is a bit soggy.

Can you use canned peaches to make Peach Cobbler?

Yes, you can. Using canned peaches during the non-peach season is perfectly normal, and the recipe remains the same.

Does a cobbler have a crust on top or bottom?

A cobbler has a crust on the top and fruits at the bottom. While some prepare their cobbler with a bottom crust, this is usually not the traditional way of preparing this recipe. 

Let’s Sum It Up 

We hope the tips and tricks we shared will help you make the best peach cobbler at home. The procedure is easy to follow, and the ingredients can be bought in any grocery store.

You only need to consider the proportion of the ingredients because larger cobblers will require more ingredients. 

Get ready to amaze your friends, families, and workmates with this easy and delicious dessert. 


Lori Walker

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