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This easy Crock Pot cherry cobbler is made with just three ingredients and is ready in two hours!

A few years ago I tried this easy 3 ingredient Crock Pot Peach cobbler recipe. I didn't believe it would work, but much to my surprise not only did it work, but the cobbler was really good. So of course, I had to try a few other variations because it's just so easy and so good.

First up, a cherry cobbler made with the same basic three ingredients. Rather than canned fruit, though, you will use canned pie filling. I'm pretty certain you could also use a homemade filling, if you want as well.

Easy 3 Ingredient Crock Pot Cherry Cobbler Recipe

Just like the slow cooker peach cobbler, this fruit cobbler uses canned fruit, a cake mix and butter. We paired the cherry pie filling with cherry chip cake mix. I was afraid it'd be too much cherry but it was perfect.  You could also use a white or yellow cake mix. Or go for a chocolate cherry cobbler with a chocolate cake mix. Have fun with it!

Dump the pie filling in the bottom of a 4 quart slow cooker. I like the oval slow cooker for this recipe because it allows the cake to spread out and not be quite as thick of a topping.  We used a 30 oz can of cherry pie filling but you could easily use 2 cans or one 30 oz and one 15 oz can.

Dump the cake mix evenly on top of the pie mix. Try to get the mix evenly spread so it bakes up at the same thickness.

Cut a stick of butter in to pieces. Scatter the pieces evenly on top of the cake mix.  That's it. DO NOT MIX. Resist the urge! Just put the top on, set the slow cooker to high and walk away.

Start checking the cobbler at 2 hours to see if it's done cooking. Slow cookers are all a little different. The cobblers take 2.5 – 3 hours in this slow cooker.  You want the fruit to be bubbling and the cake mix to be fairly browned on top. Use a toothpick to check the cake for doneness.

Let the cobbler cool so it's not boiling hot before serving. It's great warm or cooled. Serve with whipped cream or a big scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Easy 3 Ingredient Crock Pot Cherry Cobbler Recipe

Serves 4     adjust servings

Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours


  • 1 30 oz can cherry pie filling
  • 1 box cherry chip cake mix
  • 1 stick butter (1/2 cup), cut in to pieces


Empty the pie filling in to the crock of a 4 quart slow cooker. 

Dump the cake mix on top of the pie filling.

Scatter the butter pieces evenly on top of the cake mix.

Put the cover on the slow cooker and turn on high.

Cook for 2 hours. The cobbler made need to cook up to 3 hours total. 

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/2 cup
Amount Per Serving As Served
Calories 977kcal Calories from fat 273
% Daily Value
Total Fat 30g 46%
Saturated Fat 16g 80%
Transfat 1g
Cholesterol 61mg 20%
Sodium 833mg 35%
Carbohydrate 170g 57%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 0g
Protein 7g

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories 2000
Total Fat Less than 65g
Sat Fat Less than 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g
Dietary Fiber 25g
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15 comments on “Easy 3 Ingredient Crock Pot Cherry Cobbler Recipe

  1. Michelle on said:

    Is this something you can bake in the oven as well?

  2. Pauline Peters on said:

    can you cook it on low? I am making 12 servings does that add to the cook time?

  3. This looks delicious. I’m going to Pin this post to my dessert board. I’ll be making this for sure. Thanks for sharing.

  4. Can you use picture apple pie filling

  5. I’ve never been much for desserts in the slow cooker, but this is the exception. I adore anything cherry and 3 ingredients tops it off perfectly! Thanks for sharing. I hope you can bring this over to What’d You Do This Weekend. Party starts Monday.
    Wishes for tasty dishes,

  6. Evelyn mcKay on said:

    Love your

  7. Junell Dean on said:

    Can you use a 6 qrt slow cooker too?

  8. This dessert looks incredible !!
    And by reading your recipe it looks easy to made.
    I definitely gonna try this at my home.

  9. Oh my that looks so good! Had to pin this one!