4 hrs 30 mins
This is a simple and traditional Pennsylvania Dutch recipe. It simmers, unattended, for a long time releasing an intoxicating aroma while you go about your daily errands. Cooking time does not include soaking the apples overnight.
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- 1Soak the dried apples in water eight hours or overnight.
- 2Approximately 4 1/2 hours before serving, cover the ham with cold water and cook slowly for three hours.
- 3Add the apples and the water they were soaking in to the ham.
- 4Add the brown sugar and cook for an additional hour.
- 5For the knepp, sift together the dry ingredients.
- 6Stir in the egg and melted butter.
- 7Add enough milk to make a batter stiff enough to drop from a spoon.
- 8Drop the batter by spoonfuls into the boiling ham and apples.
- 9Cover the pan tightly and cook the dumplings 10 to 12 minutes.
- 10Do not lift the cover until ready to serve.
Nutritional Facts for Snitz and Knepp
Serving Size: 1 (218 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 6
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 461.5
- Calories from Fat 109
- Total Fat 12.1 g
- Saturated Fat 5.2 g
- Cholesterol 106.2 mg
- Sodium 2197.8 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 56.5 g
- Dietary Fiber 3.6 g
- Sugars 21.0 g
- Protein 31.4 g