Cracker Barrel Cherry Chocolate Cobbler

Let’s face it, there isn’t a recipe at Cracker Barrel that isn’t a homerun!  But this Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Cherry Chocolate Cobbler is perfection.  This cracker barrel chocolate cobbler is a seasonal favorite but now you can enjoy this rich treat anytime especially with premium vanilla bean ice cream.

a bowl of cherry chocolate cobbler in front of the cobbler

Cracker Barrel Cherry Chocolate Cobbler

Cracker Barrel’s motto on desserts is “cause you deserve it.” Well, you definitely deserve this chocolate cobbler.

Cobbler is a southern dessert and likely where this one originated. It’s like a lava cake but so much easier to make and definitely as good to enjoy.

How to make Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Cherry Chocolate Cobbler

This chocolate cobbler has so many great flavors including chocolate, cherry, and nuts. This dessert comes together perfectly.

Ingredients:

  • All-Purpose Flour
  • Granulated Sugar
  • Baking Powder
  • Salt
  • Butter
  • Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
  • Milk
  • Egg
  • Cherry Pie Filling
  • Chopped Nuts

cherry chocolate cobbler ingredients

How to Make Cherry Chocolate cobbler

In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and butter. Cut with a pastry blender until the crumbs are the size of peas.

Next, melt the chocolate over hot water.  Allow to cool and add milk and egg to the chocolate and mix.

Blend in the flour mixture until completely combined.

Spread the cherry pie filling into the bottom of a casserole dish and top with the chocolate mixture.

Sprinkle nuts on top and bake for 40-45 minutes.

How to Tell if Cherry Chocolate Cobbler is Done

You can tell that it is done when the top is set and firm when you give it a gentle shake. The bottom will still be a bit loose since it’s full of the cherry filling.

How to Store Cherry Chocolate Cobbler

I think the best way to store it is to eat it! Honestly, if you store it with a lid in the refrigerator, it will last about a week tops before the cherry filling starts to make the cobbler topping soggy. It definitely doesn’t freeze very well.

It tastes the best fresh out of the oven, so eat it up!

When Does Cracker Barrel have chocolate cobbler?

This is definitely a seasonal pie. Always ask your local Cracker Barrel store if they have it made before you go, especially if you are really looking forward to it.

The best thing about this recipe is that you don’t have to wait for it to be in stock. You can make this anytime that you are craving cherries and chocolate together in a scrumptious pie.

Notes

  • Almonds go really well with cherries but you can use any type of nuts you want.
  • If you prefer dark chocolate, you can use extra-dark or dark semi-sweet morsels (70% cacao) if you don’t want to the semi-sweet morsels.
  • This dessert is best served with vanilla ice cream but you can also add whipped cream or pour cream on top.

a bowl of homemade Cracker Barrel cherry chocolate cobbler

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a bowl of cherry chocolate cobbler in front of the cobbler

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Cherry Chocolate Cobbler

One bite and you will love in love with how the combination of cherries and chocolate go together. 
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chocolate, Cracker Barrel Recipes
Servings: 8
Calories: 460kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate morsels
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg slightly beaten
  • 21 ounces cherry pie filling
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped nuts

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and butter. Cut with a pastry blender until the crumbs are the size of small peas. Over hot (not boiling) water, melt the chocolate morsels.
  • Allow to cool for 5 minutes at room temperature. Add milk and egg to the chocolate mixture; mix well. Blend into flour mixture; mix well. Spread pie filling in the bottom of a 2-quart casserole. Drop chocolate batter randomly over cherries. Sprinkle nuts all over top. Bake 40-45 minutes.

Recipe Tips for the Cook

  • Almonds go really well with cherries but you can use any type of nuts you want.
  • If you prefer dark chocolate, you can use extra-dark or dark semi-sweet morsels (70% cacao) if you don't want to the semi-sweet morsels.   
  • This dessert is best served with vanilla ice cream but you can also add whipped cream or pour cream on top.

Nutrition

Calories: 460kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 225mg | Potassium: 396mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 385IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 88mg | Iron: 3.1mg
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I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home, and CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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Comments

  1. Christina Miller

    Do you drop the chocolate mixture on top of the cherries, or do you drop the cherries on top of the chocolate mixture?

  2. Cori

    here’s a super easy way to make this – take an angel food cake or non frosted yellow or white cake you can back yourself, and tear apart – layer the cake pieces, chocolate cherries and nuts – and don;t use finely chopped nuts. go with regular chopped or halves of pecans. then pour a mixture of cream, vanilla and 4 eggs over it and bake. you can even microwave this for 15 minutes. then nuke again for another 10-15 minutes

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