Blackberry-Peach Cobbler Bars

Southern Living
Blackberry-Peach Cobbler BarsRecipe
Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Heather Chadduck
Toffee-glazed pecan pieces add a streusel-like crunch to the tops of these Blackberry-Peach Cobbler Bars.
Makes 10 to 12 servings


+ Add To Shopping List
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar, divided
4 large eggs
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon table salt
3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, divided
3 (6-oz.) packages fresh blackberries (about 4 cups)
4 cups peeled and sliced fresh firm, ripe peaches
3 tablespoons bourbon
1 cup roasted glazed pecan pieces


Hands-on: 20 Minutes
Total: 2 Hours, 20 Minutes

1. Preheat oven to 350°. Beat first 2 ingredients and 1 cup granulated sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating just until blended after each addition. Stir in vanilla.

2. Stir together baking powder, salt, and 3 cups flour; gradually add to butter mixture, beating just until blended. Spread three-fourths of batter in a greased and floured 13- x 9-inch pan; sprinkle with blackberries.

3. Stir together remaining 1/2 cup granulated sugar and 1/4 cup flour in a medium bowl; add peaches and bourbon, stirring to coat. Spoon mixture over blackberries.

4. Stir pecans into remaining batter; dollop over peach mixture.

5. Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until golden and bubbly. Cool completely on a wire rack (about 1 hour). Cut into bars.

Note: We tested with Diamond of California Glazed Pecans.

Created date

April 2013