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Apple Dumplings (Lois Edwards Westervelt) Recipe

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This recipe for Apple Dumplings (Lois Edwards Westervelt), by , is from Westervelt Family Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Debbie (Westervelt) Gerwick


1 c. flour
11 T. sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
3 T. shortening
1/2 c. milk
4 apples
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 c. sugar
1 T. flour
1/4 tsp. salt
1 c. hot water

Sift flour with 7 T. sugar, 1/2 tsp salt. Add shortening and milk to make a soft dough. Roll on a floured board. Chop apples; put on dough; sprinkle with 4 T. sugar, cinnamon and dot with butter. Roll like a jelly roll and slice 1 inch slices. Put cut side down in buttered baking dish. Cover with sauce. Sauce: boil sugar, flour, salt and hot water, pour over dumplings and bake 40 minutes at 350 degrees.




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