Apple Dumplings

Originally in the 1994 cookbook

Pastry

2 cup flour
1 tsp salt
3/4vcup shortening
4 tsp water

Directions

  1. Mix flour and salt together.
  2. Cut in shortening.
  3. Sprinkle with water and mix lightly with fork until flour is moistened.
  4. Press dough into a ball.

Syrup

1 cup sugar
2 cup water
1/4 tsp cinnamon
3 tbsp margarine

Directions

  1. Mix all ingredients together and boil in small sauce pan for 3 minutes.

Filling

6 medium apples
1/2 cup sugar
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Peel, core, and cut apples into small pieces.
  3. Roll out pastry 1/8 inch thick, and cut into 1 inch squares.
  4. Place apple pieces on each square of pastry.
  5. Fill cone with sugar and cinnamon and dot with margarine.
  6. Bring opposite corners together, moisten, and seal together. Space evenly in baking dish. Pour hot syrup over dumplings, reserving some for later.
  7. Bake 40-45 minutes, or until pastry is golden brown and apples are cooked through.

Serve warm with remaining syrup and with whipped cream.

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