Apple dumpling

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
2⅔ cup Flour
1 teaspoon Salt
2 tablespoons Grated parmesan cheese
1 cup Shortening chilled
½ cup Cold water
6 eaches Apples cored and peeled
¼ cup Chopped nuts
¼ cup Raisins
1 cup Brown sugar
⅓ cup Water
2 tablespoons Lemon juice
2 tablespoons Butter

Preheat oven to 425. Measure flour salt and cheese into a bowl. Cut in shortening. Sprinkle in water 1 tb at a time until flour is moistened. Do minimum mixing. Roll pastry ⅛ inch thick in a 12 x 18 inch rectangle. Cut into six inch squares. Place one apple on each square and fill center of apple with mixture of nuts and raisins. Moisten corners of squares and bring opposite corners of pastry up over apple and press together. Repeat with other corners.

Prick pastry with fork. Place in a greased pan and bake for 15 minutes. Meanwhile heat brown sugar, water, lemon juice, and butter.

Pour sauce over dumplings lower oven to 350 and continue baking about 30 to 40 minutes longer. Baste several times with sauce during cooking. From Curtin Publications 1973 or my mother.

* CROSSPOSTED Submitted By HOME_COOKI On 09-16-95

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