Apple Cinnamon Dumplings Recipe

Apple Cinnamon Dumplings Recipe

Have your folks bite into this tasty dumpling crust that’s filled with apples and a yummy cinnamon sauce.

How To Make Apple Cinnamon Dumplings

Prep: 30 mins
Cook: 1 hr 5 mins
Total: 1 hr 35 mins


  • 8 medium apples
  • 8 tbsp sugar
  • 8 dots butter , or margarine
  • cinnamon , or nutmeg to sprink on top

For Crust:

  • 3 cup flour
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup cold water

For Sauce:

  • 2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp red cinnamon decorating candy pieces
  • 1/2 tsp food coloring, red


  1. Mix flour, salt, baking powder and shortening in a large bowl until crumbly. Add water until rollable, use more water if needed. Set aside.

  2. Pare and core apples, keeping them whole. Roll out dough and put apples in the square. In the center of each apple, put 1 Tbs. Sugar and a dot of butter. Sprinkle with cinnamon or nutmet. Bunch dough around apples and put in dish.

  3. To make sauce, boil water, sugar, cinnamon pieces and red food coloring about 5 minutes. Pour on top of dumplings and bake at 400 degrees for 1 hour.


  • Sugar: 45g
  • :
  • Calcium: 37mg
  • Calories: 600kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 87g
  • Fat: 27g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 245mg
  • Protein: 5g
  • Saturated Fat: 7g
  • Sodium: 193mg
  • Vitamin A: 134IU
  • Vitamin C: 8mg
Nutrition Disclaimer
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