Apple Cranberry Dumplings
- Stir together first three ingredients; drain. Combine flour and next three ingredients. cut in shortening with pastry blender till crumbly; add milk, stirring till dry ingredients are moist. Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; knead 3-4 times. Roll dough into a 18 x 12 inch rectangle. spread apple mixture over dough. roll up, jeelyroll fashion, starting at short end. Cut into 1 inch slices, and place, cut side down, in a greased 13 x 9 pan. Bring 2 cups water and next 3 ingredients to boil in pan; boil 5 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in butter. pour hot syrup over dumplings. Bake 425 for 35-40 minutes. Serve warm.