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Apple Snickerdoodle Cobbler

Tender apples are covered with a crisp snickerdoodle topping creating a fun and tasty dish every pie and cookie lover will enjoy.
Prep Time2 hrs 15 mins
Cook Time55 mins
Total Time3 hrs 10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Apple
Servings: 4


Cookie ingredients:

  • 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2/3 C all purpose flour
  • 1/4 C unsalted butter softened
  • 1/3 C granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg

Cookie topping:

  • 3/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 C granulated sugar

Apple ingredients:

  • 8 C apples roughly 6-8 apples depending on their size
  • 1/4 C light brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon


  • In a small bowl combine first four dry ingredients for the cookie dough. In a separate bowl or stand mixer, cream butter and 1/3 cup sugar. Add egg followed dry ingredients. Mix until dry ingredients are blended into the dough well. Chill dough until easy to handle, at least several hours.
  • When ready to continue, preheat oven to 350F°.
  • In a small bowl combine 3/4 teaspoon and 1/2 cup sugar. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl add 1/4 cup brown sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Peel, core and slice apples. Add to brown sugar and cinnamon mixture, tossing to coat. Transfer apples to an 8x8 baking dish.
  • Form 1 inch balls of dough and roll in cinnamon-sugar mixture. Place coated dough balls on top of apples, press down lightly to slightly flatten.
  • Bake for 45-55 minutes or until apples are tender and cookie topping is lightly golden.
  • Allow to cool slightly prior to serving. Serve with optional whipped cream or ice cream. May be stored chilled for several days.


Serves roughly 4-8.
An original recipe from Baked by Rachel