Forest Berry Cobbler

Forest Berry Cobbler

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October 25, 2015

Forest Berry Cobbler



1Prepare and process home canning jars and lids according to manufacturer’s instructions for sterilized jars.

2Wash berries or cherries. Blanch pitted cherries in hot water (200°F) for 1 minute, drain and keep in covered pot. Do not blanch berries. (Do not use strawberries.)

3Combine sugar and water/fruit juice with 1 pouch pie filling mix in a large, non-reactive pot. Do not use aluminum. Cook mixture over medium heat (180°F), stirring constantly, until thickened. Remove from heat. Fold prepared berries or cherries into sauce.

4To Can Berry Filling: Ladle berries or cherries and sauce into sterilized jars, filling evenly. Leave 1/2-inch headspace. Remove air bubbles, wipe rim and cap each jar as it is filled.

5Process in a boiling water bath canner, 30 minutes for pints or quarts. Test jars for airtight seals according to manufacturer’s directions. If jars to not completely seal, refrigerate and consume within 2 weeks. Pie filling is ready to eat after 24 hours.


1Preheat oven to 400°F.

2Pour pie filling into a greased 8-in square baking pan; set aside.

3In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Using a large fork or pastry blender, cut butter into flour mixture until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk slowly, until just combined.

4Drop dough by Tbspful over fruit filling. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the topping comes out clean. Serve warm with ice cream, if desired.


Forest Berry Cobbler Filling (3 Quarts)

3 1/2 - 4 pounds blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, or cherries

3 cups sugar

3 cups water or fruit juice

1 pouch Mrs. Wages® Forest Berry Pie Filling Mix


1 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 cup packed brown sugar

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

6 Tbsp cold butter, cubed

1/3 cup milk

Vanilla ice cream, optional


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Mrs. Wages® Safety notes:
For canning safety, always consider your local altitude when calculating accurate processing times. Read this USDA guide for proper food safety and canning processing guidelines or consult the National Center for Home Food Preservation’s Guide 1 Principles of Home Canning. Also, prepare and process home canning jars and lids according to manufacturer’s instructions for sterilized jars. Keep jars hot.

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