This dessert is best served warm right out of the oven. Thankfully it only takes a couple of minutes to make. It takes less than an hour from start to finish. Perfect to throw in the oven after the holiday meal. Everyone should be ready for dessert by the time the cobbler comes out of the oven.

serves 8

  • 6 Tbsp butter, melted
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1-1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup toffee bits
  • 1-1/2 cups boiling water

Preheat oven to 350.

In a medium bowl whisk together 3/4 cup sugar, flour, baking powder, salt, milk and vanilla.

Pour melted butter into an 8×8-inch pan. Pour batter over melted butter.

In a separate bowl, combine the remaining 1 cup of sugar, the pecans, and toffee bits; sprinkle evenly over the batter.

Slowly pour boiling water over top of the cobbler.

Bake 40 to 45 minutes, until top of the cobbler looks set.