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Baked until tender, wrapped in a flaky pie crust, and served with a candy apple cider sauce, these attractive Outdated Usual Apple Dumplings are irresistible!



  • 6 massive Granny Smith inexperienced apples, peeled and cored
  • 2 9- inch pie crusts
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons butter


  • 2 cups apple cider
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

How To Make Outdated Usual Apple Dumplings:

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Butter a 9×13 inch baking pan, put aside.
  • Divide pie crust into 6 equal items and roll every into a few 7” sq. or circle. You need the pie dough to be massive sufficient to wrap fully round your apples. Place an apple on every pie dough with the middle core going through upward.
  • In a small bowl, whisk collectively brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Divide brown sugar combination between apples, poking some inside every cored opening and the remainder across the base of every apple.
  • Slice butter into 6 even slices and place 1 piece of butter within the opening of every apple.
  • Fold the corners of the dough over the apple to create the dumpling across the apple, being certain to pinch the sides collectively to seal the dough across the apples. Switch dumplings to ready baking pan.
  • In a medium sized saucepan over medium-high warmth, add all sauce substances and convey combination to a low boil, stirring continually. As soon as the sugar has dissolved, cook dinner for 1 minute longer after which take away from the warmth. Let sauce cool for five minutes after which fastidiously pour it evenly over the apples.
  • Bake for 50 to 55 minutes, till golden brown and apples are tender.
  • Let dumplings relaxation for 10 minutes after popping out of the oven. Serve dumplings heat with ice cream and further sauce poured on prime.


  • Storage: Retailer leftover apple dumplings in an hermetic container within the fridge, for as much as 3 days. Freeze for as much as 3 months. Reheat within the oven at 350°F.
  • The Greatest Apples for Apple Dumplings: I like to make use of inexperienced granny smith apples, as a result of they offer the proper quantity of tartness. Nevertheless, you should utilize any apple you want! Fuji, Honey Crisp, or Snapdragon apples are nice in these dumplings too.
  • Apple Cider: For those who don’t have apple cider, it’s also possible to use apple juice. Apple cider simply provides an additional depth of taste.
  • Cinnamon Candies: If you wish to swap it up, you may add cinnamon imperials (purple sizzling candies) to the middle of your apples earlier than wrapping them. This retro twist on the traditional provides a spicy cinnamon middle to every dumpling.