Thanksgiving Desserts with Country Crock: Blackberry Cobbler and Pound Cake

With Thanksgiving around the corner,  it is time to put together the final preparations for my Thanksgiving menu.  Sometimes I make a complete meal for two here at home, and other times  I just have to bring a dessert or two over to a family member’s home for the big celebration.  But either way, I can always count on Country Crock to  help make my recipes healthier and  taste great.  Today I’ve got 2 fantastic Thanksgiving desserts that were made using Country Crock.

The first one is a blackberry cobbler.

 

One of my dad’s favorite desserts is Blackberry Cobbler.  Over the summer, I found this great cobbler recipe that is super easy to make!  I originally brought it to him for Father’s day, and he loved it so much, I told him I would make one for Thanksgiving.

Recipe for Blackberry Cobbler:

Ingredients:

4 cups fresh blackberries

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 large egg

1 cup sugar

1 cup all-purpose flour

6 tablespoons Country Crock, melted

Directions: Preheat oven to 375°. Place blackberries in a lightly greased 8-inch square baking dish; sprinkle with lemon juice. Stir together egg, sugar, and flour in a medium bowl until mixture resembles coarse meal. Sprinkle over fruit. Drizzle melted Country Crock over topping. Bake at 375° for 35 minutes or until lightly browned and bubbly. Let stand 10 minutes. Serve warm with whipped cream or ice cream.

And the second recipe I have to share is a pound cake!

When I was a kid, pound cake was always on the Thanksgiving dessert menu!  Pound cakes are perfect for Thanksgiving because, they are simple and they are loved by almost everyone.

Today I enjoy experimenting with different pound cake recipes.  I recently tried out this new pound cake, and again for this recipe I substituted Country Crock for butter.

Recipe for Pound Cake Recipe

Ingredients:

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon fine salt

5   eggs

3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pan

3 cups sugar

1/2 cups vegetable shortening

1 cup Country Crock

1 cup milk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions:  Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  With a mixer, cream Country Crock and shortening together. Add sugar, a little at a time. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating after each addition. Stir dry ingredients together in a bowl and add to mixer alternately with milk, starting with the flour and ending with the flour. Mix in vanilla. Pour into a greased and floured tube pan and bake for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.

 

What’s your favorite Thanksgiving dessert?

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Thank you to Good to Know & Unilever Spreads for being a sponsor. I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls Collective. All opinions expressed here are my own.

Comments

  1. Wow! Both look delicious and tempting! Beautiful pics and wonderful recipes! Thanks Jerri for visiting and for your sweet words :)

  2. They both look delicious!

  3. Rose :: Fine Craft Guild .com says:

    Hi Jerri, it looks soo yummy all in this post. Do come and share your recipes at our linky party, at http://www.finecraftguild.com/party-3/ Our readers would love to find them.

  4. Both those recipes look DELICIOUS!!!!!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer… From Dream To Reality!

  5. Diana Rambles says:

    WOW! That cobbler looks amazing!

  6. Wishing you and your Family a very Happy and Blessed Thanksgiving. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope to see you soon!
    Miz Helen

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