Apple Dumplings are synonymous with Fall. On a cool crisp fall day the aroma of cinnamon and apples fills the kitchen and Apple Dumplings become impossible to resist!
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup shortening
- 1/3 cup cold water
- 5 large Apples (Honeycrisp), peeled and cored
- 1 egg white
- 5 teaspoons butter
- 8 teaspoons cinnamon-sugar, divided
Preheat oven to 350. In a large bowl, combine flour and salt; cut in shortening until crumbly. Gradually add water, tossing with a fork until dough forms a ball. Divide into five portions. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or until easy to handle.
Roll each portion of dough into a 7-in. square. Place an apple on each square. Place 1 teaspoon butter and 1 teaspoon cinnamon-sugar in the center of each apple.
Gently bring up corners of pastry to each center; pinch edges to seal. If desired, cut out apple leaves and stems from dough scraps; attach to dumplings with water. Brush each apple with egg white and sprinkle with remaining cinnamon-sugar. Place in a greased baking dish.
Bake for 45-50 minutes until apples are golden brown.
Serve with your favorite sauce
Grab a spoon and savor the taste of Fall!