Wednesday, October 21, 2009

A Tasty Fall Treat.

If you're like me, you love the warm and soothing tastes of Autumn. There is nothing quite like a delicious treat hot from the oven to warm your body and soul.

Yum.

Even though our apple picking day was a bust, we managed to grab half a bushel of crisp, juicy apples to take home with us. What better to do with the fabulous fruit than to make some apple dumplings!

Pardon me, I forgot to take pictures of my step-by-step instructions because while I was making them, I was in quite a hurry. But I did not forget to take a picture of them hot and ready to eat!

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Mmmmm. These are pretty enormous because it is a whole apple, so you might want to split one with your honey. Oh, what am I saying? EAT A WHOLE ONE!

Want the recipe?

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Apple Dumplings!

Peel, core and thinly slice 6 apples. It's much easier if you have an apple peeler corer slicer. I do not have one, but I borrowed one and it made my like 182 times easier.

Crust:
3 C. Flour
1 C. Shortening
1 tsp. Salt
1/2 C. Cold Water

Sauce: (OH the sauce - it's incredible, so be forewarned)
4 C. Water
2 C. Sugar
1 Stick Oleo
Cinnamon (It didn't say how much, but I just added until my sauce was a pretty brown color)

Mix dough and divide in equal small parts made into 6 7-inch circles. Place thinly sliced apples, sprinkle of cinnamon, pat of butter and 1 tablespoon sugar in each. Wrap the dough around the apple and turn upside down into greased baking dish. Bring sauce contents to boil. Cook 1 minute. Pour over dumplings and bake 60 minutes at 400 degrees.

I serve with vanilla bean ice cream because....well....everything is better with ice cream!

Hope you enjoy this delightful Fall treat! I know we did in our household! :)

15 comments:

  1. those look amazing! i grew up on an apple orchard but i never get tired of delicious apple treats

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  2. That looks so delish! I'm going to have to try that sometime.

    Bon :)

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  3. OMG, that looks absolutely delicious!

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  4. This both looks and sounds awesome!!

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  5. Wow those look great! I am definitely going to have to try out that recipe! Yum! Thanks for sharing!

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  6. YUMMY YUMMY YUMMY!!! I can't wait to make this!!!!


    I sent you an email..but I had a few email options for you in gmail...let me know if you didn't get it!

    :)

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  7. That looks divine. I'm going to have to try that.

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  8. That looks so GOOOOOOOD! I think my mouth just started to water. I need to make these... and soon.

    Thanks for sharing!

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  9. Those look so fabulous I might have to try them, I have a bunch of apples in the fridge waiting for me to make something wonderful out of them. I just have one question what is Oleo? Maybe it is called something different here in canada.

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  10. Those LOOK ridiculous!!! And in a good way. I can't wait to make them!

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  11. these look super yummy!!
    i wish i could bake ;)

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  12. Thank you for posting this! I am not great with baking pies, but this seems like a mini pie-ish type dessert. I will definitely have to try it out along with Annie's famous chili!!

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  13. You just made me sooo hungry! I am going to try that recipe out ASAP!!

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  14. I made Mayme take my last one home to have with ice cream. I just couldn't eat any more!

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  15. Those look delish! Never made them before and you just might have convinced me that my life is incomplete until I do. Fall is the perfect time for them, right? :)

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