Preheat the oven to 350° F.
Cobbler: In mixing
bowl, combine flour, salt and shortening. Mix until the mixture
becomes mealy. Add water and mix well. Form into a ball and
cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate until ready to use.
Melt the butter in a large saucepan, over medium
Add peaches and mix well.
In a small bowl,
combine sugar, flour, cinnamon and nutmeg.
Add to the peaches and
Reduce the heat to low and continue to cook for 8 to 10
Remove from the heat and cool completely.
Stir in the vanilla and set aside.
Remove the dough from the
refrigerator and divide in half.
On a floured surface, roll out
half of the dough into a rectangle, 12 by 10 inches.
knife, cut the dough to fit the pan, reserving the excess trim.
Place the dough in an 11 by 9 x 4 inch pan and press down to mold.
Pour half of the filling over the
Cut reserved dough into nickel-size
Dot peach filling with dough.
Pour remaining filling over the dough
Roll out remaining ball
of dough and place on top of the peaches, pinching the edges to seal in
Make 3 slits in the top crust and place in oven.
Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until golden brown.
Remove from oven and rest for 10
minutes before serving.
Spoon cobbler into
individual bowls and serve with a scoop of ice cream.