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Sweet Potato and Apple Cobbler

Sweet Potato and Apple Cobbler is made with fresh sweet potatoes, tart apples and a homemade cobbler crust. A delicious, warm and comforting fall dessert.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple cobbler
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 330kcal
Author: Keturah



  • 1/2 pound sweet potatoes, peeled and grated about 2 medium sized; 2 cups grated
  • 4 granny smith apples peeled and diced
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

Cobbler Crust

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 large egg yolk



  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Grease an 8x8-inch baking dish with butter or nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl stir together grated sweet potatoes, diced apples, cut up butter, brown sugar, flour, vanilla extract and pumpkin pie spice.¬†Once combined pour into prepared baking dish.
  • Top with cobbler crust (see below for directions).
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes until crust is a golden brown. Check occasionally because baking times may vary. 
  • Remove from oven serve warm or let cool before serving. Top with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream for an extra special treat.

Cobbler Crust

  • In medium bowl stir together flour, sugar and salt.
  • In a separate small bowl whisk together milk and egg yolk. 
  • Combine dry and wet ingredients together, then use a fork or a pastry cutter to blend in room temperature butter. Dough will be crumbly.
  • Either sprinkle crumbled dough over cobbler or knead dough until it forms together and roll out to cut with a cookie cutter and add to the cobbler.


Calories: 330kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 172mg | Potassium: 248mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 4428IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 2mg