Crescent Roll Apple Dumplings

"When it comes to apple desserts, it takes a lot to impress me. I’m just not a huge fan of the texture of a cooked apple, but that was before I met my friend called apple dumpling. She’s warm, sweet, and a little flaky, but hey… who isn’t these days!?!? Seriously, these little babies are my all-time favorite apple dessert now. They are warm, gooey, and the crunchy part with the sugar on top… good graccious! And easy – it really probably couldn’t get any easier. You put some whipped cream or vanilla ice cream with these babies and prepare to be amazed."
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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Wash the apples, peel and cut into eight equal slices or segments.
  • Unwrap the crescent roll and separate the triangles.
  • Place a piece of apple on each triangle of dough (on a wider side) and roll it in a croissant. You can wrap it like a crescent roll or you can wrap the dough over the apple slice covering the whole apple (dumpling style), either way.
  • Place each dumpling in an 11 x 13-inch baking dish that has been sprayed with Pam or coated with a stick of butter.
  • In a sauce pan, combine water, butter, sugar, and vanilla and heat to a rolling boil.
  • Pour boiling mixture over the dumpling and sprinkle dumplings with cinnamon.
  • Place uncovered in 350 degree oven and bake for approximately 30 minutes, or until they become golden brown.
  • Serve immediately and top with cool whip. Or serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, mmmmm -- Ah-mazing !
  • WARNING: Prepare this dish at your own risk. It is beyond imaginable.
  • I actually cut the recipe in half unless I have a big group to serve. And then I use a square Pyrex dish when I cut it in half.

Questions & Replies

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  1. mslovitt1
    Can the Crescent Roll Apple Dumpling recipe be made in advance? Can it be frozen.


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