Baked Crescent Apple Dumplings
4 small apples, peeled & cored
2 tbsp (25 mL) butter, softened
1/4 cup (50 mL) packed brown sugar
1/2 tsp (2 mL) each cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice
1/4 tsp (1 mL) ground cloves
4 tsp (20 mL) jelly or jam
1 can (235 g) Pillsbury* Crescents
Heat oven to 375F (190C).
Combine butter, brown sugar and spices until creamy.
Separate dough into 4 rectangles; seal perforations.
Place apple in center of each rectangle, fill centre of apple with jelly.
Spoon 1/4 of spice mixture on top of each apple. Pull 4 corners of dough to top of apple, twist slightly and seal edges.
Ease dough around apples to cover completely and evenly.
Place on ungreased baking sheet.
Bake for 20 to 22 minutes or until deep golden brown.
Pairs Well With
Nothing says fall like the smell of baked apples and cinnamon. Try these wonderfully delicious dumplings at your next dinner party and watch your guests swoon with delight!
Try adding chopped toasted walnuts or pecans to your spice mixture for a lovely crunchy surprise.