Secret Apple Dumplings

Secret Apple Dumplings Recipe

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Sherene Bush


This recipe is an old family recipe from my husband's family. They did a family cook book a few years back and it appears in the book about 5 times.

The secret is the gooey sauce. No one will guess your secret ingredient!

★★★★★ 2 votes
30 Min
1 Hr


2 large
apples (i use fuji but any kind would probably work)
2 can(s)
crescent rolls
1 1/2 c
1 1/2 stick
1 tsp
12 oz
mountain dew

How to Make Secret Apple Dumplings


  • 1Peel, core and slice the 2 apples into thin slices.
  • 2Open the crescent rolls and separate into triangles.
  • 3Wrap each triangle around several slices of apple and place in a 9x13" baking dish.
  • 4Place sugar, cinnamon and butter into microwave-safe dish and cook until bubbly and combined. You may have to stir several times during the cooking process. Keep an eye on it so it doesn't boil over.
  • 5Ladle sugar mixture over each apple pocket.
  • 6Top entire thing with 12 ounces (1 can) of Mountain Dew. Be careful not to pour over the dumplings but rather try to pour around each one.
  • 7Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes.
  • 8Best served hot with ice cream but also good straight out of the oven, cold, or any other time!

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About Secret Apple Dumplings

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy