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Apple Dumplings with Hot Cider Sauce Recipe


Step 1: Dough

3 cups sifted flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup butter
1 1/2 cup grated cheese
1/2 cup ice water

Step 2: Filling

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1/4 cup of butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
1/4 cup raisins


Hot Cider Sauce
1 cup sweet apple cider
1/2 cup maple syrup
1 1/2 teaspoons of lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon of vanilla
2 tablespoons of butter
dash of salt
1 tablespoon of corn starch (mixed with water)


6 Servings


Cut ingredients in a mixing bowl. Add ice water one tablespoon at a time (this will prevent the dough from from clumping together). Then form the dough into a large ball and place in the fridge for one hour.


Mix all these ingredients in a seperate bowl and set aside. Take cold dough out of the fridge and place on a cutting board. Cut the dough into 6 equal pieces. Core your 6 apples and pour the sugar mixture into the center of the apple. Fold dough around the apple. Place the wrapped apples into a 9×13 ungreased pan. Bake for 30-35 min. at 375 F.


Drizzle the sauce over the apples and ENJOY!!

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