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Emi's Apple Brown Betty

Rated as 4.6 out of 5 Stars

"This is a family treat that's been passed down for generations. The recipe was sometimes tripled because it had to be shared among a family of eight. This can be served with ice cream! It tastes best served hot."
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1 h 25 m servings 209
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 9x13-inch baking dish)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Spread apple pie filling in the bottom of a 9x13-inch baking pan. Sprinkle sugar and cinnamon on top.
  3. Mix flour, brown sugar, margarine, and baking powder in a large bowl to make a soft dough. Spoon dough over apple filling.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until crust is golden, about 1 hour. Let cool for 15 minutes before cutting.


  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 209 calories; 7.6 35.3 1.2 0 234 Full nutrition

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Yummy! This is the cobbler that I remember eating as a child. I baked it in a cast iron skillet and added 1/3 cup quick oats.

10.16.16 Cleaning out the cabinets and ran across a can of peach pie filling which needed to be used up. So I sub’d the peach for the apple pie filling and cut back on the amount of brown suga...

I didn’t have any canned pie filling so I made 4 individual servings with canned peaches and 2 with fresh blueberries. I also sprinkled pecan pieces over the top. Only baked these for 30 minutes.

Extremely quick and easy to make. Only changes I made were to use 2 cans of pie filling and to bake it in an 8 by 8 inch pan. This made it look smaller, but it was thick with fruit and very good...

I followed the recipe (with the cinnamon) and got rave reviews. Easy to make- bake- and serve