Fresh Peach Cobbler Dumplings

Because... I only use peaches in the fall.

It's a rain filled gloom-fest today and my little and I are trying to figure out what to do besides run outside and play in the rain (PS- we eventually ended up playing in the rain after we ate the peach dumplings).

My boy is a nature enthusiast, so days when we're stuck inside are hard on him, which is why we end up making random recipes like Fresh Peach Cobbler Dumplings in the middle of the day.

The teacher in me loves cooking with kids because it's a great science and fine motor activity. He loves the all of the measuring, scooping and pouring that's involved. Not to mention the tasting testing! Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't that the best part of cooking?

The wife/mom in me just found a valid reason to make the house smell like fall... and use up the peaches that in a new way before they go bad.

Peaches have always been one of my favorite fall fruit, mainly because I smother them in cinnamon and sugar, and aren't those spices the scent of fall, anyway?

This recipe is an easy, simple peach cobbler alternative that turned out so well that my little guy kept asking for more! I tried to throw a few blueberries on there for the sake responsible parenting - which worked because my son kept picking them off the peach dumplings between shots.

Even though this an easy comfort food, if you double dog dare me, I might be inclined to make a healthier peach dish in the near future.

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Fresh Peach Cobbler Dumplings
Yummy alternative to peach cobbler.
  • 1 Large Peaches
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg
  • 1/8 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 6 Tablespoons Butter, melted
  • 1 can (8 count) Cresent
Heat oven to 350 F. Spray 8x8 baking dish with cooking spray.
In a small bowl, mix cinnamon, nutmeg, brown sugar and sugar together.
Seperate the cresent dough into 8 triangles.
Dip peach slice into butter, then coat it in the cinnamon/sugar mix and place it on the largest end of the dough.
Roll the cresent to the opposite point and place it in the baking dish.
Sprinkle any remaining butter and cinnamon/ sugar around and over the cresents.
Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until the peaches are baked through and the cresents are golden brown. Let stand for 10 minutes; serve warm with ice cream.
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 8 servings

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