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Apple Dumplings Sharon Benda

 

Pastry Crust

2 cups flour 2 tsp. Baking powder

1/4 tsp. Salt cup shortening

4-6 Tbsp. Milk

 

Apples

6 apples, peeled and cored 1/4 cup sugar

tsp. Cinnamon 2 Tbsp. Butter

 

Sauce

1 cups sugar 2 cups water

1/4 tsp. Cinnamon 1 Tbsp. Butter

1/4 cup orange juice

 

Roll out pastry crust and cut into six squares. Place peeled and cored apple in center of square. Fill cavity of each apple with mixture of cinnamon and sugar. Dot with butter. Bring 4 corners up and cover apple to encase each in pastry. Place in 9 x 13" baking pan. Boil ingredients for sauce until sugar is dissolved. Pour this sauce around, not over, dumplings. Bake in 375 oven for 40-45 minutes until lightly brown and apples are tender.