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Arlene’s Apple Dumplings (VRP 003)

Arlene’s Apple Dumplings (VRP 003)

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Arlene’s Apple Dumplings

Arlene's Apple Dumplings

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Arlene's Apple Dumplings

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Arlenes Apple Dumplings

Arlene's Apple Dumplings

Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour



  • 2 cups unbleached flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup milk

Sauce for Apples

  • 1 1 /2 cup water
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons butter or oleo
  • Apples, peeled and cored



  1. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt
  2. Blend in shortening
  3. Add milk and mix well


  1. Add water, sugars, and cinnamon to a saucepan and bring to boil
  2. Roll out the dough and cut into squares to place over each apple
  3. Arrange dumplings in the baking pan and pour syrup over the dumplings
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until done

Arlene’s Apple Dumplings

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