Apple dumplings with honey sauce

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
6 mediums Apples
1½ teaspoon Baking Powder
½ cup Shortening
1 tablespoon Butter
1 tablespoon Lemon Juice
2 cups Sifted Flour
¾ teaspoon Salt
⅓ cup Milk
6 tablespoons Honey
¾ cup Honey
2 tablespoons Shortening
¼ teaspoon Cinnamon
2 tablespoons Butter
¼ teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Nutmeg
Honey Sauce-----

Dumplings:

Pare and core apples. Sift flour with baking powder and ½ tsp salt; cut in shortening. Add milk, mixing until soft dough is formed. Roll dough into 12 x 8 inch rectangle; cut into 6 squares. Place an apple in each square. Combine butter, honey, lemon juice and ¼ tsp salt; blend well. Fill apple centers with mixture. Moisten edges of dough with cold water. Bring 4 corners of dough over top of apple; press edges together firmly. Place in greased 10 x 10 x 2 inch pan.

Honey Sauce:

Combine honey, butter, shortening, and salt with 1½ cups of water.

Bring to a boil; boil for 5 mins. Pour over dumplings. Sprinkle with cinnamon and nutmeg. Bake at 400 F for 30 to 35 mins.

Yield: 6 servings.

Recipe By : Appalachian Mountain Country Cookin' - Christian Relief

From: Dan Klepach Date: 04-23-95 (159) Fido: Cooking

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