Apple Dumplings by Rico J. Gore

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Ingredients:

Servings:
6

Dumplings
6 medium apples
2 cups flour
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup shortening
1/2 cup milk


Sauce
2 cups brown sugar
2 cups water
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 cup butter


Directions:

1
Preheat oven to 375 F degrees.
2
Peel and core apples.
3
Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt.
4
Cut in shortening until crumbs are size of small peas.
5
Sprinkle milk over mixture, and press crumbs together lightly, working dough only enough to hold it together.
6
Roll dough as for pastry, and cut into 6 squares.
7
Place an apple on each square and fold pastry to surround apple.
8
Place in a casserole dish.
9
Combine brown sugar, water, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a saucepan.
10
Cook for 5 minutes then remove from heat.
11
add butter and stir.
12
Pour sauce over dumplings.
13
Bake for 35 to 40 minutes, brush pastry with sauce twice during baking.

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