Slow Cooker Praline Pecan Cobbler–a gooey, caramelly praline pecan cobbler dessert that will blow your socks off. With a scoop of vanilla ice cream or whipped cream it tastes like heaven in your mouth.
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Slow Cooker Praline Pecan Cobbler
A few weeks ago my husband and I visited Nashville, Tennessee for a few days. We were told by friends that we must eat at a restaurant called Puckett’s and order the skillet pecan cobbler. We did as we were told and have been dreaming of that dessert ever since.
Let me get one thing straight. I would choose a dark chocolate brownie and ice cream over any non-chocolate dessert about 99% of the time. But after trying the pecan cobbler at Puckett’s I was blown away. I’m not a nut fan and I’m not even a pecan pie fan but this dessert was to die for.
So of course I had to come home and try to recreate it to the best of my ability. And I must say that it turned out pretty darn good. My husband said, “this is just as good as what we ordered at the restaurant!” I agreed. My version was a little more moist, like a bread pudding. The restaurant’s version was more of a traditional cobbler. But both were good. However since we don’t have a Puckett’s in our neighborhood we will have to live with the homemade version until we can visit Nashville again.
I would love to know if you like this dessert as much as we did! Please try it soon and let me know what you think.
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To make Slow Cooker Praline Pecan Cobbler recipe I used my small 3 quart slow cooker.* I love this little slow cooker because it’s super cute and it’s just the perfect size for side dishes, drinks or small meals. It fits into my sink so I can easily hand wash it and it fits in the bottom or top of my dishwasher so I can easily stick it in there to get clean. I try to use this 3 quart slow cooker any time I can!
A gooey, caramelly praline pecan cobbler dessert that will blow your socks off. With a scoop of vanilla ice cream or whipped cream it tastes like heaven in your mouth.
- 4 Tbsp melted butter
- 1 ¼ cup praline pecans (divided) see note below
- 1 cup all purpose flour
- 1 ½ tsp baking powder
- ½ tsp salt
- 1 cup white sugar
- ½ cup milk
- ½ tsp vanilla
- ¼ cup brown sugar
- 1 cup boiling water
- For serving: whipped cream or vanilla ice cream
- Pour the melted butter in the bottom of a small or medium slow cooker. Sprinkle 1 cup of the pecans evenly over the butter.
- In a medium bowl mix flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, milk and vanilla. Stir to combine, but don’t over-mix. Scrape the batter out of the bowl and spread it evenly over the pecans.
- Sprinkle the brown sugar over the top of the batter.
- Pour boiling water over the top of the brown sugar. Don’t stir.
- Cover the slow cooker and cook on high for 2-3 hours.
- Top the cobbler with the rest of your pecans. Scoop servings out and top with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.
Praline Pecans are pecans that are coated in a sweet and crunchy coating. I found a can of praline pecans are Smith’s (Kroger). They were with the other jarred nuts and were the Private Selection brand. They are super tasty!
- Category: Dessert
- Method: Slow Cooker
- Cuisine: Southern
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