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Southern Style Blackberry Dumpling Cobbler

A delicious crowd pleasing recipe! Try it with frozen peaches or cherries for a whole different taste.


  • 2 - 16 oz. packages frozen blackberries or frozen peaches or frozen cherries
  • 2 cups sugar divided
  • 1/4 cup butter do not substitute margarine
  • 3 - 8 oz. packages 1/3-less-fat cream cheese softened
  • 2/3 cup fat free milk
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose baking mix such as Bisquick
  • 3/4 cup uncooked oats


  1. Place blackberries (or peaches or cherries), 1 1/3 cups sugar and butter in a large saucepan and bring to a boil. Stir gently until butter is melted and sugar has been dissolved. Remove mixture from the heat.
  2. Beat cream cheese and remaining sugar at medium speed with a mixer until fluffy. Add 2/3 cup milk and beat until smooth. Stir in baking mix and uncooked oats by hand. Spread two-thirds of the cream cheese mixture onto the bottom of a lightly greased 13 x 9 baking dish. Spoon blackberry mixture evenly over the top of the cream cheese mixture. Dollop remaining cream cheese mixture evenly over the blackberry mixture.
  3. Bake at 350° for 35 minutes or until golden brown.