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Apple Dumplings Recipe

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Added: Tuesday, July 31, 2007


Jo's Pie Crust (see below)
4 medium tart juicy apples
2/3 c sugar
1 1/2 c water
2 T butter
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/3 c sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
2 tsp butter
Jo's Pie Crust:
2 1/2 c flour
Dash of salt
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 c shortening
1 egg
1 T vinegar
1/4 c ice water

Heat oven to 425. Roll over pastry a little less than 1/8 inch thick and cut into 7 inch aquares. Pare and core an apple for each dumpling. Boil next four ingredients together for 1 minute. Place apples on each pastry square. Fill cavity of apple with mixture of sugar and cinnamon and dot with butter. Bring opposite points of pastry up over the apple. Overlap and press together. Lift carefully and place a little apart in baking dish. Pour hot syrup around dumplings and bake immediately 40-45 minutes. Serve warm with syrup and cream or whipped cream.
Shift 2 times together flour, salt, and baking powder. Add a 1/2 c of shortening and work into flour. Use another 1/2 c shortening working it in. In a bowl add egg, vinegar and ice water. Beat together until foamy and add all at once to flour mixture. Stir with fork until wet. Do not handle. Add more water if needed. Make a ball, wrap and put in fridge for 1/2 hour.




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