Apple Dumplings

Dawn NoltAuthorDawn NoltCategoryTags, Rating

Yields6 Servings

Dough
 3 cups flour
 1 cup Crisco
 2 tsp vinegar plus enough water to make 1/4 cup
 ¼ cup milk
 ¼ cup oil
 pinch of salt
Apple Filling
 3 tbsp butter
 ½ cup brown sugar
 1 tsp cinnamon
 ¼ cup toasted pecans, chopped
 6 apples, peeled and cored
 1 Nature's Yoke egg white
 2 tbsp sugar
Cinnamon Sauce
 2 tbsp butter
 ½ cup brown sugar
 1 tsp cinnamon
 1 cup water
 2 tsp cornstarch dissolved in 2 tsp. water

Dough
1

Cut Crisco into flour. Mix together liquids and salt and blend into flour mixture. Knead well. Roll out on floured surface and cut into 6 squares, approximately 6 inches square.

2

Adjust oven rack to lower-middle position and heat oven to 425 degrees.

Apple Filling
3

Mix butter, brown sugar, cinnamon and nuts in a small bowl. Spoon a portion of the mixture into each hollowed out apple.

4

Set an apple on each square of dough. Bring up the four corners of dough around the apple and pinch edges to seal. Place on a large greased baking dish or cookie sheet.

5

Brush dumpling tops and sides with egg white; sprinkle with sugar.

6

Bake dumplings until pastry starts to turn golden brown, around 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 375 F. and bake until golden brown, around 20-30 minutes longer.

Cinnamon Sauce
7

Bring water, butter, brown sugar and cinnamon to a boil in a small saucepan. Add cornstarch/water mixture. Whisk into hot syrup for a smooth sauce. Cover, and keep warm.

8

For each serving, spoon a portion of sauce on a dessert plate. Set apple dumpling over warm sauce; serve immediately.

Ingredients

Dough
 3 cups flour
 1 cup Crisco
 2 tsp vinegar plus enough water to make 1/4 cup
 ¼ cup milk
 ¼ cup oil
 pinch of salt
Apple Filling
 3 tbsp butter
 ½ cup brown sugar
 1 tsp cinnamon
 ¼ cup toasted pecans, chopped
 6 apples, peeled and cored
 1 Nature's Yoke egg white
 2 tbsp sugar
Cinnamon Sauce
 2 tbsp butter
 ½ cup brown sugar
 1 tsp cinnamon
 1 cup water
 2 tsp cornstarch dissolved in 2 tsp. water

Directions

Dough
1

Cut Crisco into flour. Mix together liquids and salt and blend into flour mixture. Knead well. Roll out on floured surface and cut into 6 squares, approximately 6 inches square.

2

Adjust oven rack to lower-middle position and heat oven to 425 degrees.

Apple Filling
3

Mix butter, brown sugar, cinnamon and nuts in a small bowl. Spoon a portion of the mixture into each hollowed out apple.

4

Set an apple on each square of dough. Bring up the four corners of dough around the apple and pinch edges to seal. Place on a large greased baking dish or cookie sheet.

5

Brush dumpling tops and sides with egg white; sprinkle with sugar.

6

Bake dumplings until pastry starts to turn golden brown, around 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 375 F. and bake until golden brown, around 20-30 minutes longer.

Cinnamon Sauce
7

Bring water, butter, brown sugar and cinnamon to a boil in a small saucepan. Add cornstarch/water mixture. Whisk into hot syrup for a smooth sauce. Cover, and keep warm.

8

For each serving, spoon a portion of sauce on a dessert plate. Set apple dumpling over warm sauce; serve immediately.

Apple Dumplings
2018-09-13T16:15:14+00:00September 14th, 2018|

About the Author:

Dawn Nolt
Dawn Nolt is a mother of four. Like you, she prepares meals every day for her growing family. Healthy cooking is a lifeskill that was passed down from her mother, who published a cookbook when Dawn was a girl. She enjoys photography and capturing the beauty and texture of food through the lens.

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