Mango Cobbler Pie 

Great for entertaining, delicious mango cobbler pie is a culinary delight for the eyes, tummy and heart. Mangoes are considered heart healthy

due to their high fiber and potassium. The mango fruit contains vitamin C and pectin which helps assist in lowering serum cholesterol levels. Mangoes are also a great source of vitamin-B6 (pyridoxine) helping to control homocysteine levels within the blood. If homocysteine levels are too high, damage can occur to blood vessels resulting in possible stroke. Other health benefits of the delicious mango fruit include improved brain function, decreased risk of cancer, improved digestion, decreased risk of obesity and diabetes, along with improved immunity.

Recipe Ingredients:

Cobbler Crust:

1 1/2 cups flour

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup coconut oil

2 tablespoon rice milk

Mango Cobbler Filling (no refined sugar):

3/4 cup apple juice 

2-3 tablespoons cornstarch

2 cups cubed mangoes  

Recipe Instructions:

Pre-heat oven to 375°F.  In medium mixing bowl combine flour and salt together.  In small sauce pan melt coconut oil to liquid consistency.  In small mixing bowl whisk coconut oil and milk together.  Pour oil and milk mixture over flour mixture. Combine mixture with fork and set aside.   

Combine apple juice, cornstarch and salt. Heat until thickened and then add mangoes. 

Divide cobbler crust mixture in half and form six round balls, then press flat on cookie sheet making a round circle.  Next, place approximately 2 tablespoons of mango filling on each flatten circle (half of the mango filling will be left-over for topping).  Then make six more round balls and flatten in palm of hand and cover mango filling.   

Bake at 375°F  for 20 minutes or until crust is golden brown.  Serve with remaining mango filling for topping.

Makes 6 servings.