Apple Dumplings

Happy New Year!

We are excited about 2014 and all of the yumminess coming your way.  While we are busy finishing up plans and recipes, I wanted to share a sweet treat with you.  This is a fun afterschool snack to make with your kiddos.

Enjoy :)

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Apple Dumplings

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Ingredients

  • 3 Granny Smith apples
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • premade piecrust or crescent roll dough
  • 1/2-3/4 cup water
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup raisins or dried cranberries, optional
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, optional

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Peel, core and slice the apples into 8 slices each and place into a bowl of water. Squeeze teh lemon juice into the water and set aside.
  • In a medium saucepan, mix water, 3/4 cup brown sugar, butter, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Cook on medium heat until mixture comes to a boil. Stir well and set aside.
  • Cut pie crust dough into 3-inch by 4-inch rectangles. Lay an apple slice at the bottom of the rectangle. Sprinkle a few raisins and walnuts next to apple. Roll up like a sushi roll. Place seam side down in a baking dish.
  • Pour water and brown sugar mixture over dumplings. Bake until crust is golden, usually 25-30 minutes. Spoon the syrup over the dumplings a few times during the baking process.
Servings: serves 6-8
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Total Time: 45 Minutes

This entry was posted on Monday, January 13, 2014 at 6:55 pm and is filled under Easy.

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