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Apple Dumplings

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This Apple Dumplings is a great Side Dish! A guaranteed hit each time, you may want to keep a stock of apples at all times!
Ingredients
  Sifted flour 2 2⁄3 Cup (42.67 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Red cinnamon candies 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Tart apples 6 Medium
  Cream 1 Tablespoon
  Confectioner' s sugar 2 1⁄3 Cup (37.33 tbs)
  Pecans 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chopped
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1) In a bowl, combine flour and salt.
2) Cut in some shortening till the mix resembles bread crumbs.
3) Sprinkle with 6 1/2 tablespoons cold water and mix well.
4) Equally divide the mix into 6 parts.
5) Lightly flour a surface and roll out each part of dough to a 7-inch square.
6) In a saucepan, place the cinnamon candies and 1/4 cup water.
7) Stir constantly and cook till the candies dissolve.
8) Add in 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar, pecans, and nutmeg.
9) Peel and core the apples.
10) Place 1 apple on each pastry square.
11) Add the pecan mix into the hole.
12) Using cream moisten the edges of the squares.
13) Fold over the opposite corners of the pastry over the apples and press together.
14) Brush with cream and arrange on a baking sheet.
15) Place in the oven at 400 degrees and bake for 35 minutes, till brown.
16) In a bowl, mix 2 cups confectioners’ sugar with only enough cream to moisten.
17) Add into the hot dumplings.

SERVING
18) serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Apple
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes

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