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Boiled Apple Dumplings

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ready in: 30-60 minutes
serves/makes:   6

recipe id: 28837
cook method: stovetop

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2 tablespoons sugar, PLUS"PLUS" means this ingredient in addition to the one on the next line, often with divided uses
6 teaspoons sugar, divided
3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 cups flour, sifted
2 tablespoons vegetable shortening
1/4 cup milk
3 large apples
additional milk
additional sugar
ground cinnamon


Sift together 2 tablespoons sugar, the baking powder, salt and flour. Cut in shortening and stir in 1/4 cup milk. On a floured board, roll out the dough to about 1 1/2 inch thickness. Cut dough into 6 squares.

Peel and cut apples in half and core them. Put 1/2 apple onto each piece of dough. Put 1 teaspoon sugar onto each apple. Pull up the corners of each dough square and close them together; press to seal well.

Tie each dumpling into a piece of cheesecloth or muslin. Drop dumplings into a large pot of boiling water. Cook about 25 minutes. Serve with milk, sugar and cinnamon.

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347 calories, 5 grams fat, 68 grams carbohydrates, 7 grams protein per serving.
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