Peach Cobbler in a Jar (Gluten Free + Vegan)
This Peach Cobbler in a Jar is a fun, very easy and sweet little Southern classic! This Mason Jar dessert recipe is truly the best ever. A layer of sweet juicy peaches is topped with a homemade Paleo cobbler topping then baked to gooey bubbly golden perfection.
Paleo Peach Cobbler is a family favorite around here. I took my classic Cobbler recipe and made it EVEN more easy and fun! This is like a peach pie in a jar. I make cobblers all summer long, but there is nothing as classic, simple and old fashioned as a peach cobbler!
Why You’ll Love This Recipe
This Paleo Peach Cobbler in a jar is basically a Lazy Man’s peach cobbler. Here is why they are on repeat all year long:
- Fresh and frozen peaches work. Canned peaches also work!
- These mini peach cobblers are made without cake mix, without baking powder, without flour, without milk and without butter.
- They contain healthy ingredients.
- This recipe is Paleo, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, and Vegan.
- These cobblers can be enjoyed warm or cold.
- They freeze and reheat well.
- These quick little desserts are a taste of Georgia soul food!
- Since they can be made with fresh or frozen peaches, they can be enjoyed year round.
What is Peach Cobbler?
Peach cobbler is a dessert with a sweet or savory filling. The filling is poured into a dish and topped with a dumping, biscuit or batter topping. Cobblers are a Southern classic that can sometimes include a thick crust and resemble a deep dish pie.
In these Cobbler in jars, peaches are used in the sweet fruity filling. The ingredients are gluten free and dairy free.
To make Peach Cobbler in a Jar, first preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
Make cobbler topping first. Mix ingredients together and place in fridge.
Then, make peach filling. Toss ingredients together until peaches are coated in flour and spices.
Fill 3 or 4 oven safe jars with peaches. Bake for 10 minutes.
Carefully remove from oven. Fill jars to the top with clumps of cobbler topping dough. Top jars with aluminum foil.
Return to oven. Bake for 12 minutes. Remove tin foil and bake an additional 5 minutes.
Finally, remove from oven and garnish with Vegan ice cream if desired!
Fresh vs Frozen Peaches
Both fresh and frozen peaches can be used. Fresh peaches are usually sweeter and more juicy, but only in season for a few months. On the contrary, frozen peaches tend to be less sweet, but they are always available.
If using frozen peaches, thaw peaches and squeeze out all excess moisture. Otherwise, these easy peach cobblers in a jar will be very runny!
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
The juicy peach filling is thickened with tapioca flour. If using very juicy peaches, add slightly more tapioca flour to the peach filling mixture to thicken.
Yes, peel peaches when making peach cobbler.
Sure! Drain canned peaches before using.
This Paleo Peach Cobbler in a Jar is completely from scratch. For a more classic recipe, check out my Paleo Peach Cobbler.
No, cobbler is not the same as crumble. By definition, is a deep dish baked dessert with a biscuit topping. A crumble is similar to a crisp, but usually doesn’t use oats or nuts in its topping.
Yes, these easy peach cobblers can be frozen. To eat, bring to room temperature. Then eat, or warm up in oven.
Yes, peach cobbler needs to be refrigerated.
Peach cobbler is similar to a pie, but is not the same as a pie.
Use small Mason jars (about 4 inches tall). These Mason jars are the one I use!
Do not overflow jars.
Bake jars on a rimmed baking sheet to catch any overflow. This also makes it easier to take in and out of the oven.
Use in season, fresh peaches for best results.
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Get the Recipe: Peach Cobbler in a Jar (Gluten Free + Vegan)
- First, preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Make the cobbler topping first. Mix all topping ingredients in a mixing bowl. Once mixed, place uncovered in fridge.
- Next, make the peach filling. Chop peeled and pitted peaches into 1/2 inch pieces. Add all peach filling ingredients to a bowl. Toss until peaches are covered (see photo above).
- Spoon peaches into 3 to 4 oven safe jars. Mine are 4 inches high and 2 inches in diameter. Fill jars to the top.
- Then, place jars on rimmed baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes.
- Remove from oven. Remove cobbler topping from fridge. Drop clumps of topping dough onto peaches, until jars are filled. Do not overflow jars.
- Place a sheet of aluminum foil over the jars. Then, bake for 12 minutes. Carefully remove tin foil and bake for another 5 minutes.
- Finally, carefully remove from oven. Garnish with Vegan ice cream if desired.
- If using frozen peaches, thaw peaches and squeeze out any excess moisture.
- Place jars on top of a rimmed baking sheet to prevent an overflow. This also makes it easier to take in and out of the oven.
- Arrowroot starch can replace tapioca flour.
- Coconut sugar (or brown sugar) can replace maple sugar.
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