Peach Cobbler

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We know that in your extremely busy schedules these days, making a home-cooked meal for your family that is both nutritious and delicious can be a challenge. But eating well and still having time to breathe doesn’t have to be impossible.

We teamed up with chef G. Garvin to bring you some of his easiest and most delicious recipes that will have your family giving all props to you for your amazing skills. From savory beef stir fry to his signature sweet peach cobbler, these recipes are sure to please.

And it also doesn’t have to break the bank — all of these fresh and delicious ingredients can be found in your local Walmart.

So get to cooking! You can thank us later.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup vegetable shortening
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 3 16oz cans of sliced peaches
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 4 teaspoons water
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, 1 teaspoon granulated sugar, and salt. Using a fork, work in the shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Slowly add buttermilk to flour mixture blending until incorporated. Work with hands to form dough into a ball in half.
  2. On a lightly floured surface roll out one-half into a 14x12" rectangle. Spray a 13x9x2" baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Place dough in baking dish, halfway up the sides. Prick entire bottom and sides of dough with a fork and bake for 4 minutes or until golden. Set shell aside.
  3. Drain peaches; reserve liquid. Place peaches in a pot; add 2 cups of the reserved liquid. Add the 2 cups granulated sugar, the brown sugar, butter, cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla. Cook on medium heat for 5 to 6 minutes. In a glass measure, mix together cornstarch, water and lemon juice. Add to peach mixture. Cook over low heat for 4 minutes more. Remove from heat. Pour mixture into baked shell.
  4. Roll out the second half of the dough and cover the top of the filling. Randomly make about 6 to 7 slashes into the dough, about 1/2 inchl ong. Mix together egg and water to make an egg wash. With pastry brush, brush egg wash over top of crust. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon granulated sugar over crust. Place in oven and bake for 30 to 45 minutes until crust is golden.
  5. Note: your dough may not roll out to form a perfect rectangle. Try to get as close as you can and trim off the edges where necessary. Before placing the dough on top, fold it in half carefully. Lay it on top of the peaches, then unfold the dough and seal the edges.

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