Weight Watchers Recipe of the Day: Skinny Triple Berry Cobbler
(196 calories | 8 8 8 myWW *SmartPoints value per serving)
This delicious triple berry cobbler is a smaller, slimmed down version of The Pioneer Woman's Blackberry Cobbler Recipe, which looks absolutely luscious, but is a little too indulgent when you're trying to watch your weight.
It caught my eye several month's back when I saw her make it on The Food Network, because it was so easy and different from any other cobbler recipe I'd ever seen or tried.
Just a simple batter of 1 cup milk, 1 cup sugar, 1 cup self-rising flour and ½ cup melted butter stirred together, poured into a baking dish and topped with 2 cups blackberries and another ¼ cup sugar and baked till golden.
I completely forgot about this luscious sounding dessert until the other day when I was thumbing through a little paperback community cookbook from my mom and came across a similar recipe - 1 can ready to use fruit topping, 1 cup milk, 1 cup sugar, 1 cup self-rising flour and ¼ cup butter - called Million Dollar Cobbler.
The Skinny on Triple Berry Cobbler
I decided to make my own healthy skinny version of berry cobbler for dessert last night, since I had everything I needed on hand and had a hankering for a comforting sweet treat.
I cut the recipe in half since there were only going to be three of us and the whole recipe serves 8.
Leftover dessert is a danger to be avoided as much as possible when you lack dietary willpower.
To lighten the recipe, I substituted skim milk for whole milk and nonfat Greek yogurt for half the butter called for in the original recipe.
I also used just ½ cup of sugar, dividing it between the batter and topping. And I used 1-⅓ cups of a frozen three berry combination that I had in the freezer (raspberries, blueberries and marionberries) to up the fruit-to-batter ratio a bit.
This cobbler is wonderful on it's own or with a dollop of light whipped cream, ice cream or frozen yogurt.
How Many Calories and WW Points in this Berry Dessert?
According to my calculations, each serving has 196 calories and:
8 *SmartPoints (Green plan)
8 *SmartPoints (Blue plan)
8 *SmartPoints (Purple plan)
5 *PointsPlus (Old plan)
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We all enjoyed it. This recipe is definitely getting added to my "make again soon" file.
I love easy simple recipes like this that can be modified in so many ways.
I can imagine making this with chopped peaches or a combination of peaches and berries too.
If you like this triple berry cobbler recipe, be sure to check out my other Weight Watchers friendly desserts including Skinny Strawberry Almond Crumble, Crock Pot Apple Cobbler, Slow Cooker Low-Fat Berry Cobbler, No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Parfaits and Skinny Berry Ricotta Tiramisu
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Skinny Triple Berry Cobbler Recipe
- 2 tablespoons butter, melted
- ½ cup self-rising flour
- ½ cup sugar, divided
- ½ cup skim milk
- 2 tablespoons nonfat Greek yogurt
- 1-⅓ cups fresh or frozen berries
- Position an oven rack in the center and heat oven to 350F degrees.
- Grease a baking dish and set it aside. (I used a small round shallow ceramic dish a little smaller than a pie plate.)
- In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour and all except 1 tablespoon of the sugar.
- Whisk in the milk and yogurt.
- Whisk in the butter until everything is well blended.
- Pour the batter into the greased baking dish.
- Sprinkle berries over the top of the batter; distributing evenly.
- Sprinkle reserved 1 tablespoon of sugar over the top.
- Bake in the oven for 40 to 45 minutes, or until golden and bubbly.
*PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT each plan's ZeroPoint Foods (Green plan, Blue plan, Purple plan) using the WW Recipe Builder.
This video from WeightWatcherGirl shows how she makes a sugar free Very Berry Dump Cake Cobbler using sugar free cake mix, diet soda and berries:
More Berry Desserts Made Lighter
- Skinny Lemon Triple Berry Fool (Simple-Nourished-Living)
- Mixed Berry Pie (SkinnyTaste)
- Berries & Cream Cinnamon Dessert Cups (EmilyBites)
- Berry Crumble (DrizzleMeSkinny)
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