Recipes: Desserts

Old Fashioned Apple Dumplings

(6 Servings)



  • 2-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 3 Tbsp. margarine or butter
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 13” x 9” pan.

For dumplings, combine cinnamon and sugar; set aside. Prepare pie crust mix as directed on package. On floured surface, roll out to 18” x 12” rectangle. Cut into six 6” squares. Place apples in center of square. Fill center of each with about 1 teaspoon of margarine or butter and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon mixture. Moisten edges of squares. Fold in opposite corners to center and pinch together. Prick with fork for venting. Place dumplings in pan. For syrup, in sauce pan, combine sugar and water. Add margarine or butter and cinnamon. Bring to a boil. Pour over dumplings. Bake 55 - 60 minutes or until apples are tender.