- 2 cups sugar
- 2 cups water
- 1/4 tsp cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp nutmeg
- 1/4 cup butter
- 2 cups flour
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 1/4 cup plus 1 tbsp butter, divided
- 1/2 cup milk
- 4-6 tart baking apples, peeled, cored and sliced
- brown sugar
Preheat oven to 350*.
Combine sugar, water, cinnamon, nutmeg and butter in saucepan; heat to boiling.
Combine flour and baking powder in a bowl. Cut shortening and 1/4 cup butter. Add milk and work to form dough.
Divide dough into 8 balls, roll out and fill with apple slices; dot with butter, sprinkle with brown sugar and cinnamon. Fold dough over apples; pinch to seal. Place in 13x9 baking dish and pour syrup over.
Bake 40 minutes or until golden.