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Costco did it again. Every time I walk in to purchase two measly items, I walk out with $200 worth of food. EVERY. SINGLE. TIME.

And I’m usually okay with that when I’m walking out with my shopping cart bursting to the seams. The guilt doesn’t hit me until I get home and have to look for places to store five gallons of iced tea or a six foot box of oatmeal that I just bought on a whim.

Well, on this trip I thought it would be a good idea to buy 12 cans of sliced peaches. I had a vision while walking through the peach aisle (possibly a delusional one) of all the amazing things I could make with those peaches. All 12 cans. In my defense, I was starving when I walked into Costco, and that made me vulnerable and weak.

By the end of the trip the score was Costco – 1, Me – 0.

So after putting away $250 worth of food in the pantry, I started researching Peach recipes and came across this delicious Peach Cobbler recipe that is ridiculously simple to make.

I gave it a shot, and honestly, it was the best way I could have found to get rid of one can of peaches and to impress my husband all in one night. His reaction after his first bite tells me that I will be making this recipe often.

1 can of peaches down, 11 more to go.

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Peach Cobbler

Ingredients

  • 2 cups peeled, sliced peaches (5 medium peaches or 2 cans)
  • 1 cup sugar, divided use
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 cup self-rising flour*
  • 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • Ground cinnamon, optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Combine the peaches, 1/2 cup sugar, and water in a saucepan and mix well. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from the heat.
  3. Put the butter in a 1.5 quart baking dish and place in oven to melt.
  4. Mix remaining 1/2 cup sugar and salt and flour until thoroughly combined. Whisk in vanilla and milk slowly to prevent clumping. Pour mixture over melted butter. Do not stir. Spoon fruit on top and gently pour in syrup. Again, do not stir. Sprinkle top with ground cinnamon, if using. Batter will rise to top during baking. Bake for 30 to 45 minutes.
  5. **If you do not have self-rising flour, simply add ½ teaspoon of baking powder to your all-purpose flour.

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