Dutch Oven Peach Cobbler

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My fiancé and I have been together almost 6 years and he has made dinner once in that time.  He is the kind of man that replies “how do I do that” when I ask him to slice a tomato.  He does NOT cook or bake… or so I thought…

We recently received a Dutch Oven as a wedding gift and his face lit up like I just handed him the nicest fishing pole out there and told him to have a guys trip.  He grabbed the info book out of my hands, found what is was made of (cast iron and ceramic coated), and started looking up all sorts of dessert, stew, and hotdish recipes.

My first thought was GREAT now I’M going to have a bunch of things to make for us to try.  Well for the first time in our relationship this man made me speechless!! He found this recipe, made a grocery list, went to the store to get everything, came home, and started to make this dessert!  The only thing he asked me to do was zest the lemon.

This recipe will forever be one of my favorites and will always make me smile because of how we found it!  This recipe is SUPER simple.  It took maybe 5 minutes to throw together!! Give it a try, tell me what you think, and STAY TUNED for MORE Dutch Oven recipes!!!

Dutch Oven  Peach Cobbler

Ready in 1hr 5min

Serves 8 people


  • Bake uncovered so the top has a chance to brown
  • If using fresh peaches you will need 24, if using frozen it will be 6 16oz bags
  • Peaches in syrup work fine also just a bit sweeter due to the syrup
  • Best served with cool whip!! 


  • 3 30oz peaches in juice (drained)
  • 1 Large lemon zested and juiced
  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • ½ Tsp vanilla extract
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1 Tsp salt
  • ½ cup cold salted butter (grated)
  • 1 cup half and half 



  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. In a medium bowl whisk together the lemon zest and juice, cornstarch, vanilla, and sugar.  Add peaches and mix. 
  3. Spread peach mixture across the bottom of the 6 qt cast iron dutch oven.
  4. In a large mixing bowl stir together flour, powder sugar, baking powder, and salt
  5. Use a cheese grater to grate butter into flour mixture and toss to combine.
  6. Pur in the half and half and stir to form a thick batter.  
  7. Scoop the batter in large clumps on top of the peaches to form a cobbler crust
  8. Place dutch oven in the oven for 45 min to an hour. (until top is lightly browned)

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