apple dumplings with red hots cinnamon sauce

★★★★★ 1
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By Michele Osborne
from Baltimore, MD

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

★★★★★ 1
serves 6
prep time 45 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For apple dumplings with red hots cinnamon sauce

  • 6 md
    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

How To Make apple dumplings with red hots cinnamon sauce

  • 1
    Peel and hollow out the apples saving the peels in a saucepan with about 2 cups of water
  • 2
    Mix cinnamon and sugar. This is for filling apples and sauce
  • 3
    Roll out enough dough to cover 1 apple. Set apple in the center of the dough.
  • 4
    Place a pat of butter in the apple cavity, top with cinnamon sugar, brown sugar and another pat of butter
  • 5
    Pull opposite sides of dough up around apple twice to cover apple. Place in pan. Repeat steps 3,4,5 for all apples
  • 6
    Bake 350 degrees for about an hour until crust is light brown and flaky.
  • 7
    While apples are baking prepare the sauce: Boil peels until they are mushy, then discard peels
  • 8
    To the boiling water add 1 cup cinnamon sugar, nutmeg, 2 Tbsp butter, 1/2 bag of red hots. Simmer until candies are melted
  • 9
    In a small container combine 1/4 cup water and 1 Tbsp cornstarch. Stir completely.
  • 10
    Add cornstarch mixture SLOWLY to syrup mixture to thicken. You may not need it all.
  • 11
    When apples are brown and flaky, ladle sauce over apples. Any leftover sauce is great on ice cream, waffles etc.
  • 12
    Bake another 10 minutes. Serve with ice cream

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