Total Time
2hrs 20mins
Prep 1 hr 30 mins
Cook 50 mins

This is another Southern Living recipe that I really like. The cobbler is just a little bit different from your average cobblers in that not only does it have blackberries in it, it's also flavored with a cream cheese crust, apples, orange juice and lemon juice. Talk about bursting with flavor! This is delicious served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese and butter.
  2. Combine the flour and salt in another bowl; stir into the cream cheese mixture.
  3. Pour the orange juice over the cream cheese/flour mixture.
  4. Stir with a fork just until moistened; shape into a ball and chill for 1 hour.
  5. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  6. Divide the dough in half and press one half on the bottom and sides of a greased 1 1/2 quart baking dish.
  7. The dough should come to within 1 inch of the top of the dish.
  8. In a saucepan, combine the blackberries, sugar, apples, lemon juice, lemon rind, and vanilla; bring to a boil and let boil for 10 minutes.
  9. Pour over the crust in the prepared baking dish.
  10. With the remaining dough half, shape irregular pieces about 1/4" thick.
  11. Place the dough pieces on top of the fruit in a patchwork fashion, leaving some fruit exposed.
  12. Dot with the remaining 1 T butter.
  13. Bake at 425 degrees for 40 minutes or until the cobbler is golden.
  14. Serve warm in dessert dishes with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top.


Most Helpful

Another awesome recipe by the Dreamgoddess. I absolutely love blackberries and didn't change a thing. It was perfect. The fruit was tart, tangy and sweet, with a lovely light crust. We really enjoyed the addition of the vanilla, it takes the dish to a different level. This cobbler was sheer perfection served with vanilla bean ice cream. Into my keeper box this goes. Thanks so much for sharing. :)

Baby Kato June 16, 2010

I made the filling with frozen mulberries and strawberries, and it was delicious, great consistency from the addition of apple (I found only one apple was needed to yield 1 cup). However, I was not much of a fan of the pastry, I found it tough and with little flavour. I did use light cream cheese which might have caused the problem, I would make this again and try to fiddle with the pastry a bit.

Chickee July 18, 2009

Exceptional! I made as directed and did not change a thing. I love blackberries and will definitely make this again!

Bev January 18, 2008

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