Yummy Apple Dumplings


Yummy Apple Dumplings

These are sooo good and so delicious.  Even though these make their own sauce, I always make “Vanilla Sauce” to put on them.  It makes them even more yummy.  This is my version of this recipe, which I have made not so sweet, because the vanilla sauce makes it a little sweeter.

  • 2 large apples, peeled and cored
  • 2 (8-count) cans crescent roll dough
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Cinnamon to taste
  • 10 ounces (1 1/4 cups) apple juice

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Slice apples into 16 slices.  Roll 1 apple slice into each crescent roll and place in a 9″ x 13″ baking dish.

Melt butter, sugar and vanilla in a saucepan.  Do not caramelize, use just enough heat to melt the sugar.  Pour mixture over rolls; sprinkle with cinnamon and pour apple juice over the top of the rolls.

Bake for 30 minutes.  Cover with foil and bake another 10 minutes.  Makes 16.

Vanilla Sauce (Makes 20 servings)

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups boiling water
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 4 teaspoons vanilla extract

In saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch, salt; gradually stir in water.  Boil, stirring constantly, 5 minutes, or until thickened.  Add rest of ingredients.

Serve hot over the dumplings.

Serves 16.

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