November 17, 2012

apple dumplins

this dish is so yummy. sure, it's not easy on the heart, but it's yummy. this recipe is from the mother of my bff i left behind in texas.  sniffle.  upon first bite be prepared for your eyes to roll back in to your head, followed by a little shiver all over !

  • 2 granny smith apples
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 stick butter
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 pkg crescent rolls (8 rolls)
  • 1/2 can sprite
  • cinnamon & sugar for dusting

preheat oven to 350 F.

melt butter in a small saucepan.  add sugar.  stir until dissolved and well incorporated.  turn off heat and stir in vanilla.  set aside.

peel, core, and slice apples into 4 wedges each (8 total).  roll one apple wedge in one crescent roll wedge and place in a lightly sprayed 8x8 or 9x9 inch baking dish.  repeat with rest of apples and rolls. 

pour melted butter/sugar over rolls.  slowly pour sprite around rolls until about halfway up sides of rolls.  dust rolls with cinnamon and sugar.  bake uncovered for 40 minutes.  makes 8 dumplins.

liquid sugar comes out screamin' hot.  i let the apples "rest" for about 30 minutes.  you can eat it sooner, but at your own risk.  (in my opinion, these do not make good leftovers - maybe you'll find a way to reheat them that brings them back to life.  i've found they turn into applesauce) 
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