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Quick Apple Dumplings

Categories: Halloween, Thanksgiving
Type: Desserts and Baked Goods

Apple dumplings are an old-fashioned recipe, brought here by the pioneers. This modern version is quick and easy.

Serves: Serves: 8


  • 1 (8-ounce) package Pillsbury Reduced Fat Crescent Rolls
  • 2 cups (4 small) cored, peeled, and finely diced cooking apples
  • 1 cup pourable Sugar Twin or Sprinkle Sweet
  • 1 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup water

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  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Unroll crescent rolls and pat into an 8-by-12-inch rectangle.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine apples, 1/4 cup Sugar Twin, apple pie spice, and walnuts. Spread mixture evenly over dough. Roll up jelly-roll style. Cut into 8 (1 -inch) slices.
  4. In a small saucepan, combine remaining 3/4 cup Sugar Twin and water. Bring mixture to a boil.
  5. Pour mixture into an 8-by-12-inch baking dish. Evenly arrange apple rolls over "syrup." Bake for 15 to 20 minutes.
  6. Place baking dish on a wire rack and let set for at least 5 minutes. Serve warm or cold.

excerpted from:

From COOKING HEALTHY ACROSS AMERICA by JoAnna Lund. Used by arrangement with Perigee, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. Copyright © 2000 by Healthy Exchanges, Inc.

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