Thursday, October 7, 2010

Country Apple Dumplings

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As apples are in peak season and are inexpensive, so I thought I'd share a simple and delicious recipe your family is sure to love. I found the recipe here, on Allrecipes.com and made a few minor changes.

Some of the ingredients might make you wonder, but trust me on this one: these are impossibly delicious. They taste like a small piece of apple tart heaven!

They're best when served immediately, with a scoop of Cool Whip or vanilla ice cream. However if you want to save them for later, be sure to separate the dumpling from the excess liquid that remains after baking.

Country Apple Dumplings
  • 1 large apple {I used a Fuji- any apple will do, tart is better}
  • 1 can Pillsbury Crescent dough
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2/3 cups sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 3/4 cup or 6 oz. 7-Up or equivalent {half the can}
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease an 8x8 baking dish.



 Cut each apple into 8-10 wedges. Slice the apple skin off as well and set aside.


Separate the crescent roll dough into triangles. Roll each apple wedge in crescent roll dough starting at the wide end. Pinch to seal and cover apple and place in the baking dish. {This is easier if you first pat the apple wedge dry, then wrap dough around it.}

  
Melt butter in a small saucepan and stir in the sugar and cinnamon. Heat, whisking to combine. The mixture will slowly combine and thicken. When it's thickened, remove from heat and add vanilla.

Pour cinnamon mixture over the apple dumplings. Pour soda over the dumplings.


Bake for 40 to 45 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden brown.

Enjoy!

10 comments:

The Mom @ Babes in Hairland said...

Wow - those look seriously divine! Thanks for sharing. Yet another wonderful way to use the crescent rolls I bought for cheap!

Joy's Dumb Deals said...

My friend made these for a baby shower at my house a few years ago and just the thought of them makes my mouth water.

pam said...

we like that recipe too, we made it the frist time last year...

kathy said...

awesome!!! every bite my husband took, he said "mmmmmm".

Anonymous said...

My hubby was begging me to make an apple pie. I made these instead and he loved them.

Anonymous said...

Wow!! Your are correct, these are fantastic!! So easy and simply delicious! Jessica, how do you stay so slim with all these wonderful recipes?

Kimber said...

Very easy and delicious. My kind of recipe. Thank you for sharing.

Lady Behind The Curtain said...

Thought you should know this website is using your picture as their own!
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Utah Deal Diva said...

Thank you Lady Behind the Curtain for letting me know! My stomach just dropped. I hate it when others do that. No clue how to stop it either. :(

Anonymous said...

My daughter made these last weekend and they were delicious. A scoop of vanilla ice cream on top and...heaven. They are soooo good.

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