Old-Fashioned Apple Dumplings
  • 2 c. plus 3T. all purpose flour, divided
  • 1 t. baking powder
  • 1/2 t. salt
  • 5. T. shortening
  • 1/2 c. milk
  • 2 to 3 t. butter
  • 5 apples, cored, peeled and chopped
  • sugar to taste
  • cinnamon to taste
  • 1/2 c. brown sugar, packed
  • 1 1/2 c boiling water
  1. Mix together 2 cups flour, baking powder, salt, and shortening; add just enough milk to form a ball. Roll dough out to 1/2 inch thickness; spread with butter. Lay apples across the dough; sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon. Roll up jelly roll style and seal ends; cut into 6 to 8 slices. Lay flat in a greased 8"x8" pan. Mix together brown sugar, remaining flour and boiling water; stir constantly until thickened and pour over apples. Bake at 350 degrees for 35-45 min.
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