Apple Dumplings

from better homes and gardens cookbook
Apple Dumplings
Apple Dumplings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 6

    medium, whole apples, pared and cored

  • 1/2

    cup milk

  • 2/3

    cup shortening

  • 1

    teaspoon salt

  • 2

    teaspoons baking powder

  • 2

    cups sifted all purpose flour

  • 3

    tablespoons butter or margarine

  • 6-10

    drops red food coloring

  • 1/4

    teaspoon nutmeg

  • 1/4

    teaspoon cinnamon

  • 1 1/2

    cups water

  • 1 1/2

    cups sugar

Directions

oven 375° combine sugar, water, spices and food coloring; bring to boiling. Remove from heat; add butter. sift together dry ingredients; cut in shortening till mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add milk all at once and stir just until flour is moistened. On lightly floured surface, roll about 1/4 inch thick into 18 X 12-inch rectangle. Cut into 6-inch squares. Place whole apple in each square. * Sprinkle each apple generously with sugar, Cinnamon, and nutmeg; dot with butter. Moisten edges of squares. Fold in corners to center and pinch edges together. Place 1 inch apart in un-greased 11 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 1 1/2 inch baking pan. Pour the syrup over dumplings/ sprinkle with sugar. Bake at 378° 35 minutes, or till apples are done serve warm with cream. Makes 6 servings * or use 1/2 apple, sliced in each square of pastry.

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