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Maple Pecan Caramel Apple Cobbler

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Made with pecans, brown sugar, cinnamon, and apples, this Maple Pecan Apple Cobbler is a delightful Fall dessert brimming with fresh apple flavor! This is a great cobbler to make in the fall when the weather begins to cool. It is the ultimate warm and delicious meal to welcome October with family and friends.

Apple Cobbler with pecans topped with ice cream sitting on a black skillet.

Yes, it’s October, and you know what that means! It’s time to enjoy a homemade pecan apple cobbler.

The perfect fall dessert is a cobbler. It’s warm, gooey, and delicious. This one has a bubbling apple cinnamon filling, is made with pecans, maple syrup, and brown sugar to create the most amazing flavor combination! You can also make it gluten-free by swapping out the flour for almond meal or oat flour. Served hot with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on the side and hot coffee, this caramel apple pecan cobbler is sure to please everyone’s taste bud! Fall can never taste this sweet and delicious!

Read on and discover how easy it is to make this sweet dessert.

Why You’ll Love This Maple Pecan Caramel Apple Cobbler Recipe

It is impossible not to fall in love with this recipe for Pecan Caramel Apple Cobbler. I am head over heels in love! The following are some of the reasons why I adore this autumnal dessert, and I am convinced that you will appreciate it for the same reasons as I do as well.

  • This caramel apple pecan cobbler is just the right amount sweet, incredibly delicious, and incredibly filling!
  • It has the same taste and texture of apple pie, but it’s much easier to make. Making the crust is a snap, and it’s extremely wonderfully delicious! In less than an hour, you may have a delicious fall dessert ready to serve to your friends and family.
  • Pecans are used in this recipe. Pecans, when combined with apple and cinnamon, can significantly improve the flavor of this cobbler. The pecans add a delightful nuttiness to your cobbler, which elevates each taste to a new level of appreciation.

Ingredients For Your Maple Pecan Caramel Apple Cobbler

Ingredients you need to make a pecan and apple cobbler sitting on a table.

The complete list of ingredients, quantities, and instructions can be found in the printable recipe card below.

How To Make A Maple Pecan Caramel Apple Cobbler

Collage of creating Apple Cobbler.
  1. Preheat the oven to 425 ° and grease a skillet with vegetable oil
  2. Peel, core, and chop apples. (Photo 1)
  3. In a large mixing bowl add chopped apples, ground cloves, 1 tsp. of the cinnamon, brown sugar, pecans and maple syrup.. Stir all ingredients until fully mixed. (Photos 2 & 3)
  4. Using an electric mixer, combine flour, 1 tsp. cinnamon,  sugar, baking powder, and baking soda. Mix on low until combined. Cut cold butter in small chunks and into flour mixture until mixture is crumbly. 
  5. Slowly add in buttermilk until fully mixed in with the flour.
  6. Scoop apple mixture into the bottom of the skillet (Photo 4)
Collage of Apple Cobbler on a black skillet.
  1. Spoon dough on top of the apples, spooning it evenly over the top
  2. Bake at 425° for 10 minutes and then decrease the temperature to 350° and bake for another 23 minutes. (Photo 5)
  3. Allow to cool slightly. Scoop out and serve with ice cream if desired. (Photo 6)
A spoon full of apple cobbler.

What to Serve/Pair with Your Maple Pecan Caramel Apple Cobbler

During the fall season, serve your caramel apple pecan cobbler hot or warm to complement the cold weather. It goes well with your favorite cup of coffee.

On hot summer days, keep your homemade apple cobbler chilled before serving. Then, for the final touch, add your favorite vanilla ice cream. Believe me when I say that this dessert is perfect for finding off a hot summer day as well.

Furthermore, vanilla ice cream is the best compliment to a pecan apple cobbler. Some people prefer to serve the cobbler hot, with vanilla ice cream on the side or on top. The contrast between the cold and the hot is absolutely stunning! You should try this hot-and-cold pairing! To make it a caramel apple cobbler you’ll just need to pick up some caramel sauce from the store or you can make your own!

Apple Cobbler with ice cream on top.

Maple Pecan Caramel Apple Cobbler FAQs

Can I use salted caramel?

Yes, in place of the conventional caramel in this recipe, you may use salted caramel. The salinity in the apple cobbler gives it a richer flavor. The contrast between salty and sweet flavors works well together!

What ice cream flavor complements maple pecan caramel apple cobbler?

Vanilla ice cream has a subtle flavor that pairs well with the pecans and apples in your cobbler recipe. If you use another flavor of ice cream, it can clash with the cobbler. However, you are free to use strawberry or chocolate flavors if you choose.

Can I use walnuts instead of pecans?

Absolutely! If you prefer walnuts to pecans, you can switch the two out! Toast your walnuts for a more enhanced nutty flavor.

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Apple cobbler topped with vanilla ice cream.
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Maple Pecan Caramel Apple Cobbler


Author: Kim Schob
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 33 minutes
Total Time: 53 minutes
Yields 6 Servings
This delicious apple cobbler is made with nutty pecans, sweet apples, maple syrup, and topped with ice cream and caramel!

Ingredients 

  • 3 large baking apples I used Gala
  • 2 tsp cinnamon divided
  • ¼ cup (55 g) brown sugar
  • ½ tsp ground cloves
  • ¼ cup (80 ½ g) maple syrup
  • 1 cup (99 g) of pecans chopped
  • 1 ½ cups (187 ½ g) flour
  • ¼ cup (50 g) white granulated sugar
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 6 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • ¾ cup (180 g) buttermilk
  • Caramel Sauce

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 425 ° and grease a skillet with vegetable oil
  • Peel, core, and chop apples.
  • In a large mixing bowl add chopped apples, ground cloves, 1 tsp. of the cinnamon, brown sugar, pecans and maple syrup..
  • Stir all ingredients until fully mixed.
  • Using an electric mixer, combine flour, 1 tsp. cinnamon,  sugar, baking powder, and baking soda.
  • Mix on low until combined.
  • Cut cold butter in small chunks and into flour mixture until mixture is crumbly. 
  • Slowly add in buttermilk until fully mixed in with the flour.
  • Scoop apple mixture into the bottom of the skillet
  • Spoon dough on top of the apples, spooning it evenly over the top
  • Bake at 425° for 10 minutes and then decrease the temperature to 350° and bake for another 23 minutes.
  • Allow to cool slightly. 
  • Scoop out and serve with ice cream if desired.
  • Devour!

Nutrition Information

Calories: 500kcal (25%) Carbohydrates: 67g (22%) Protein: 6g (12%) Fat: 25g (38%) Saturated Fat: 9g (56%) Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g Monounsaturated Fat: 10g Trans Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 33mg (11%) Sodium: 236mg (10%) Potassium: 290mg (8%) Fiber: 5g (21%) Sugar: 37g (41%) Vitamin A: 460IU (9%) Vitamin C: 4mg (5%) Calcium: 148mg (15%) Iron: 2mg (11%)

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10 Comments

  1. Apple cobler is one of my absolute favourite desserts! I often make it on the weekend just because it is so delicious!

  2. This looks so so good!!! I love apple cobbler but never had it with caramel…I can’t wait to bake me one.

  3. Oh this cobbler looks amazing! We are looking for a cobbler recipe to adapt to make in a dutch oven over the fire at our campout next week. The scouts will love this one!

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