Spiral Apple Dumplings

READY IN: 1hr 30mins




  • For sauce, in a large saucepan, combine 2 cups sugar, the water, margarine, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  • Bring to boiling and boil for 5 minutes; set aside (should have about 2 cups sauce).
  • For dough, in a large mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • Using a pastry blender, cut in shortening until pea-size.
  • Make well in center.
  • Add milk all at once.
  • Stir just until moistened.
  • Knead dough on a lightly floured surface 10 to 12 strokes or until nearly smooth.
  • Roll out to 12x10-inch rectangle.
  • For filling, combine 1/4 cup sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon; set aside.
  • Sprinkle apples evenly over dough.
  • Sprinkle with sugar mixture.
  • Roll dough into spiral, starting from a long side. Pinch seam to seal.
  • Cut into twelve 1-inch-thick pieces.
  • Place in 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
  • Pour sauce over dumplings.
  • Bake in a 350 degree F. oven about 50 minutes or until golden.