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Lucille Ball’s Apple John Cobbler

Updated: Apr 24, 2023

Makes a 12-quart casserole, about 8 servings.


Apple Mixture:

2-3/4 lbs. Cooking Apples (8 cups thinly sliced, pared)

½ Cup Granulated Sugar

½ Teaspoon Ground Nutmeg

¼ Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon

1 Tablespoon Grated Lemon Peel

2 Tablespoons Lemon Juice

¼ Cup Water

Biscuit Topping:

2 Cups Bisquick Baking Mix

2 Tablespoons Granulated Sugar

3 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter, melted

½ Cup Whole Milk


· Heat oven to 375 degrees.

· Grease a 2-quart Casserole.

· Fill casserole with thinly sliced, pared, cooking apples, granulated sugar, nutmeg, ground cinnamon, grated lemon peel, lemon juice, and water.

· Toss apple mixture together with a fork.

· Put casserole in oven, covered, for one hour or until apples are tender.

· Remove casserole from oven and turn oven heat up to 450 degrees.

· In a bowl, combine Bisquick mix and granulated sugar. Then, quickly stir in melted butter and whole milk.

· Drop dough mixture, by rounded tables spoonsful, around top edge of casserole, and one in center.

· Put casserole in oven, uncovered, and bake 12 to 15 minutes, or until biscuits are golden and done.

· Cool slightly. Then serve warm, with vanilla ice cream on top of each serving.

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