Peach Cobbler (serves 6)

• 1/ 2 stick butter

• 4 cups peaches, peeled and

sliced (may use canned)

• 1 cup sugar or equivalent

• 1 cup flour

• 1 cup milk


1. Melt butter in bottom of cake pan.

2. Add peaches and sugar.

3. Stir in 1 cup flour and 1 cup milk.

4. Place cake pan in Dutch oven.

5. Bake at 350 degrees for 35–40 minutes

Cowboy Biscuits (serves 7)

• 1 cup flour

• 1 1/ 2 t. baking powder

• 1 1/ 2 t. sugar

• 1/ 8 t. salt

• 1/ 2 cup butter

• 1/ 3 cup milk or buttermilk


1. Stir together flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Make a well in the middle of the mixture and stir in milk.

2. Knead on floured surface, working dough as little as possible.

3. Roll dough to ½-inch thickness.

4. Cut with a 2-inch cutter.

5. Transfer to aluminum pan in Dutch oven.

6. Bake at 450 degrees for 10–12 minutes.

Recipes are from The Complete Book of Dutch Oven Cooking by J. Wayne Fears. Skyhorse Publishing Inc. (

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