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Pear Pecan Cobbler

Course Cobbler, Dessert, Sweets
Author Terri


For the Pear Filling

  • 8 Bartlett pears peeled, seeds removed, sliced 1/4" thick
  • cup brown sugar
  • cup sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp corn starch
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • 1 cup pecans chopped

For the Topping

  • cups all purpose flour
  • cup brown sugar
  • cup sugar
  • tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 stick butter cut into small pieces
  • cup boiling water

Additional Topping

  • 4 Tbs sugar
  • tsp cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 375°
  2. Peel, remove seeds and slice pears. Add to large mixing bowl.
  3. Sprinkle brown sugar, sugar, cinnamon, corn starch, lemon juice and nutmeg over pears.
  4. Stir until pears are well coated.
  5. Gently stir in pecans.
  6. Pour into an ungreased 9 X 13 baking dish.
  7. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk flour, sugar, brown sugar, baking powder and salt together.
  8. Using a pastry blender, mix butter into flour mixture and blend until mixture becomes crumbly.
  9. Pour in boiling water and stir until combined.
  10. Spoon mixture over pears and spread gently making sure to cover the pears.
  11. In a small bowl, mix sugar and cinnamon together and sprinkle on top of the cobbler.
  12. Bake for approximately 35-40 minutes, or until topping is golden brown.
  13. Top with vanilla ice cream.