Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Easy Apple Dumplings and a Giveaway


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This recipe was given to me by my friend Brenda D.  I met Brenda at a cooking competition at our County fair. Brenda entered these Easy Apple Dumplings in the dessert category in 2006.  She placed 3rd with these delicious Apple Dumplings.

I like that you do not have to make pie dough for the dumplings.  I need practice on pie dough.  I have not mastered that yet.  It looks so easy but I seem to fail whenever I try.  With the crescent rolls you just roll a quarter of a peeled apple in each crescent roll, that is super easy!  The Apple Dumplings have an ingredient you would never know was in them ........... Mountain Dew.

I have been busy making apple sauce, fried apples and these apple dumplings.  My in-laws have apple trees and we have lots of apples, so keep an eye out and you may just see another apple recipe in the future.

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Easy Apple Dumplings

2 pkgs crescent rolls
4 apples, peeled and quartered
1 C butter
1 1/2 C sugar
1 t cinnamon
1 12oz can of Mountain Dew
Caramel sauce and ice cream to garnish

Roll each quartered apple in a crescent roll, starting with the flat end of the roll.  Put into a greased 9 x13 pan, mix butter, sugar and cinnamon.  Melt on stove until boiling, stirring occasionally.  Spread mixture over the dumplings, then add Mountain Dew.  Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until brown.  If desired serve with ice cream and caramel sauce.
Makes 16 servings