Apple Dumplings

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 774


2 cups water
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
8 drops red food coloring
1/4 cup margarine
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup shortening
1/2 cup milk
6 apples, peeled and cored
sugar and cinnamon for sprinkling
additional butter


Cook first 5 ingredients 5 minutes to make a syrup. Remove from heat and add margarine; set aside. Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Cut in shortening till crumbly. Add milk. Stir just till flour is moistened. On a lightly floured surface, roll to 12x18 inches. Cut 6 (6-inch) squares. Place an apple on each square. Sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon, and dot with butter. Moisten edges and pinch together. Place in ungreased 9x13-inch pan, 1 inch apart. Pour syrup over dump lings. Bake in 375° oven for 35–40 minutes.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 774
Calories from Fat: 301

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