Serves 8 to 10
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Filling:2 1/2 pounds pears, peeled, cored and cut into ½-inch wedges (about 8 small pears)3 tablespoons sugar1 tablespoon honey1 tablespoon flour1 tablespoon lemon juicePinch salt1 tablespoon unsalted butter, cut into small piecesBiscuits:3/4 cup flour3 tablespoons stoneground cornmeal1 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt4 tablespoons unsalted butter, chilled and sliced1/2 cup buttermilk1 tablespoon honeyFrozen yogurt or Greek yogurt, for serving (optional)
1. Preheat the oven to 400˚ F. In a bowl, toss the pears with the sugar, flour, honey, lemon juice and salt. Scrape the fruit into an ovenproof, 10-inch baking dish and dot it with the tablespoon of butter.2. In a bowl, whisk together the flour, cornmeal, baking powder, soda and salt. Add the butter and pinch it in with your fingertips until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in the buttermilk with a fork until just combined.3. Top the fruit with rounded tablespoons of biscuit batter, spacing the biscuits evenly over the fruit. Drizzle the tablespoon of honey evenly over the top of the cobbler. Bake until the biscuits are golden and the pears are bubbling and tender, 35 to 40 minutes. Serve warm, with a dollop of frozen yogurt or Greek yogurt if desired.Find more healthy and kid-friendly recipes on Mom Appetit's blog.