Grandma’s Blueberry Cobbler

Ronnie Hoyt • Senior VP, General Merchandise Manager, Wal-Mart

Grandma’s Blueberry Cobbler

This is a healthy remake of a classic favorite. Many family recipes can be updated with some healthy substitutions and a watchful eye on portions! Keep in mind healthy substitutions when baking — non-fat milk, egg whites, and applesauce in place of'll be amazed at the results!


  • 4 cups fresh blueberries
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • cooking spray
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 large egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 3 Tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine blueberries and lemon juice in a baking dish coated with cooking spray, stir.
  3. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, nutmeg and salt into bowl, make a well in center. Combine oil, vanilla, and egg whites, stir with a whisk. Add to flour mixture, stirring until moist.
  4. Drop dough by spoonfuls onto blueberry mixture to form 8 dumplings. Combine 3 tsp sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle over dumplings.
  5. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes, until filling is bubbly and dumplings are lightly browned.

Makes 8 servings per recipe.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

  • 182 calories
  • 3 g. protein
  • 39 g. carbohydrates
  • 2 g. fat
  • 10% calories from fat
  • 39 mg. calcium