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1-2-3 Peach Cobbler

Healthy Take on a Classic Dessert

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Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Dishes can be good for your heart, taste great and please your whole family -- kids included. Heart-healthy cooking simply means making dishes that are low in saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, and moderate in total fat.

This recipe was specially developed by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and is reprinted with permission.


  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 cup peach nectar
  • 1/4 cup pineapple or peach juice (can use juice from canned peaches)
  • 2 cans (16 oz each) peaches, packed in juice, drained, (or 1 3/4 lb fresh), sliced
  • 1 Tbsp tub margarine
  • 1 cup dry pancake mix
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2/3 c evaporated skim milk
  • nonstick cooking spray, as needed
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • Cooking Directions

    Combine cinnamon, vanilla, cornstarch, peach nectar, and pineapple or peach juice in saucepan over medium


    Stir constantly until mixture thickens and bubbles.

    Add sliced peaches to mixture. Reduce heat and simmer for 5-10 minutes.

    In another saucepan, melt margarine and set aside.

    Lightly spray 8-inch square glass dish with cooking

    spray. Pour in peach mixture.

    In another bowl, combine pancake mix, flour, sugar, and melted margarine. Stir in milk. Quickly spoon this

    mixture over peach mixture.

    Combine nutmeg and brown sugar. Sprinkle mixture on top of batter.

    Bake at 400º F for 15-20 minutes, or until golden brown. Cool and cut into 8 squares.

    Serving size: 1 square

    Each serving provides:

    Calories: 271

    Total fat: 4 g

    Saturated fat: less than 1 g

    Cholesterol: less than 1 mg

    Sodium: 263 mg

    Total fiber: 2 g

    Protein: 4 g

    Carbohydrates: 54 g

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: peaches

    Course: Dessert

    More Info: Kids Friendly, Low Fat, Heart Healthy, Low Saturated Fat

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