Friday, October 2, 2009

Apple Dumplings

I had a group of friends at the house last night for a jewelry party. I don't usually "do" those in-home sales parties - not that I have anything against them...I just don't have alot of success with them (something like yard sales!) But last night was a lot of fun - folks actually showed up (always a plus!) and I get lots of free jewelry! I always enjoy fixing some snacks and sweets to share and wanted to remember this recipe that found on Mrs. H's blog - so I thought I'd share it today. These are her apple dumplings but if you look through her blog, she has so many yummy recipes! I want to try about twenty!! The dumplings were a huge hit and so perfect for a cool, fall evening.


The Pioneer Woman's Apple Dumplings

2 granny smith apples
2 tubes refrigerator crescent rolls
1 cup butter
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 can of mountain dew soft drink - really!
cinnamon

Peel, core and slice each apple into 8 slices. Unroll crescent rolls. Roll an apple slice in each crescent roll and place in a buttered 8x13 inch pan. Melt butter, add sugar and barely stir - you want the butter and sugar to be grainy and lumpy. Add vanilla; barely stir. Pour butter mixture over crescents. Pour mountain dew around the sides of the pan. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Bake at 350 for 40 minutes. Enjoy!!!

8 comments:

  1. Mmmm! Sounds yummy! Were there any left for hubbie to try?

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  2. they sound all well and great until you have to watch them get made... in that case, no way buddy.

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  3. Thanks for stopping by my blog.
    I'm waiting with you, sometimes not so patiently, for that grand reunion that we are so looking forward to.

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  4. Your apple dumpling sounds so good. I'm going to try it soon.

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  5. Well, that's easy!

    Thanks for stopping by the blog and I'm looking forward to getting to know you better!
    ~Amy @ Raising Arrows

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  6. Jennifer,

    Man, it's been FOREVER since I've been over to hang with you.. so, SO SORRY! Summer was crazy and I hardly did anything other than facebook or email (as far as getting online is concerned). I really hate that I let so much time pass between hanging with my bloggy friends.

    On another note.. I'm glad to hear your party went well! (I never get a big turnout for those, but I do seem to do fairly well when I have them)

    As for that dessert - WOW! That looks SOOOOO YUMMY!!! (Thanks for sharing)

    I hope you have a WONDERFUL week! ♥ Tonya

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