Apple Dumplings with Red Hots Cinnamon Sauce

Michele Osborne

By
@Michelecooksalot

These are so good the guys who work on my car barter for them. I save money, they get apple dumplings


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Serves:
6
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

6 medium
apples, golden delicious
1 1/2 c
sugar
4 Tbsp
cinnamon
1/2 c
brown sugar
1/2 stick
butter, cold
your favorite pie crust recipe

SAUCE

1 c
red hot cinnamon candies
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
1 Tbsp
cornstarch
2 1/4 c
water

Step-By-Step

1Peel and hollow out the apples saving the peels in a saucepan with about 2 cups of water

2Mix cinnamon and sugar. This is for filling apples and sauce

3Roll out enough dough to cover 1 apple. Set apple in the center of the dough.

4Place a pat of butter in the apple cavity, top with cinnamon sugar, brown sugar and another pat of butter

5Pull opposite sides of dough up around apple twice to cover apple. Place in pan. Repeat steps 3,4,5 for all apples

6Bake 350 degrees for about an hour until crust is light brown and flaky.

7While apples are baking prepare the sauce:
Boil peels until they are mushy, then discard peels

8To the boiling water add 1 cup cinnamon sugar, nutmeg, 2 Tbsp butter, 1/2 bag of red hots. Simmer until candies are melted

9In a small container combine 1/4 cup water and 1 Tbsp cornstarch. Stir completely.

10Add cornstarch mixture SLOWLY to syrup mixture to thicken. You may not need it all.

11When apples are brown and flaky, ladle sauce over apples. Any leftover sauce is great on ice cream, waffles etc.

12Bake another 10 minutes. Serve with ice cream

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole