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Grandma’s Apple Dumplings


How To Make Apple Dumplings?

Granny Smith apples are peeled and cored, filled with butter and cinnamon-sugar, rolled in a pastry crust, and coated in a buttery brown sugar sauce for these homemade apple dumplings. They melt in your mouth after being cooked until golden.

Apple dumplings are a traditional comfort snack that dates back to the 1700s; you know a recipe is rare because it’s been around that long.

A peeled apple is cored and stuffed with butter, cinnamon, and sugar then rolled in a pastry crust and drizzled with a buttery brown sugar sauce until baking until golden brown.

In a nutshell, these are fantastic and need much less effort than you would expect. Serve the apple dumplings with a drizzle of extra sauce, and for more oomph, replace the water in the sauce with apple cider or rum. You’ll have friends for life if you add a scoop of vanilla ice cream on the top!!!!


Large red apples.

A large can.Of “Pillsbury“ Crescent.

3/4 Cup.Of 7-up soda.

1/2 Cup.Of soft butter.

2/3 Cup.Of white sugar.

1/2 Small spoons.Of cinnamon powder.

1/2 Small spoons.Of vanilla extract.


Step 1:

Initially, I preheated the oven to a temperature of 350 degrees, and I greased an 8-inch square baking pan.

Step 2:

Then, I cut each apple into 8 to10 thin wedges. And I cut the apple peels into slices and set them aside.

Step 3:

At this stage, I separated the “Pillsbury“ Crescent into triangles. And starting at the big end, I rolled each apple cut into a crescent roll.

Step 4:

And I pinch the apples together to secured and protected them, then I put them in a baking dish.

Step 5:

It is better to do this if you first dry the apple and then roll the dough around it.

Step 6:

In a shallow saucepan, I heated the butter, and once melted, I added the sugar and cinnamon powder. I mixed well over medium heat until combined


The mixture can thicken and solidify with time.

Step 7:

When the sauce has thickened, I removed it from the heat and stir in the vanilla extract.

Step 8:

Over the apple pies, I poured the cinnamon mixture, and I poured the soda on top of the dumplings.

Step 9:

And to finish, I bake In the preheated oven for approximately 40 to 45 minutes, until the top was golden brown!!!