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Apple Dumplings Recipe

Photo source: Grandmother's Kitchen

A Delicious recipe for apple dumplings, Served hot with vanilla ice cream.

Ingredients

6 medium-size apples
2 cups all purpose flour
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup margerine or butter, at room temperature
1/2 cup milk
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon or nutmeg, for the cavity of each apple

Sauce
2 cups brown sugar
2 cups water
1/4 cup butter
1 teaspoon cinnamon

Directions

Preheat oven to 3750F.

Grease a baking dish with butter.

Peel and core apples cut into halves.

To make pastry, sift flour, baking powder and salt together.

Cut in margerine or butter until it resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle milk over mixture adding only a little at a time and press together lightly, working dough only enough to hold together.

You may not need to use all the milk.

Roll dough as for pastry and cut into 6 squares and place an apple on each.

Fill the cavity in apple with sugar and cinnamon.

Pat dough around apple to cover it completely.

Fasten edges securely on top of apple.

Place dumplings 1 inch apart in the prepared pan

Sauce:

Combine brown sugar, water, butter and cinnamon in a saucepan.

Place the saucepan over medium heat and bring the sauce mixture to a boil.

Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Shut off

Pour the sauce around the apple dumplings.

Place into the preheated oven and bake for 35 to 40 minutes.

Delicious served warm.

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