Quick and Easy Apple Dumplings (#1631)

Serves
Ready
16
55
Minutes
Prep
Cook
20
Minutes
35
Minutes
Categories
Desserts
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Ingredients

  • 4 large Granny Smith Apples or other large baking apples, peeled, cored, each sliced into quarters
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 cup Sugar divided
  • 1/2 cup Butter 1 stick
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 8 Refrigerator Biscuits Pillsbury "Grands" flaky layers
  • 3 tsp Cinnamon

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375° f (190° c). Line with parchment or grease a 13" x 9" pan.
  2. Separate each biscuit into 2 layers (there should be 16 pieces).
  3. Wrap a biscuit layer around each apple quarter, overlapping the dough and sealing on the bottom.
  4. Place all of the wrapped "dumplings" in the prepared pan.
  5. In a medium saucepan, bring the water, 3/4 cup of the sugar and the butter to a boil over medium-high heat; remove from heat and stir in the vanilla extract.
  6. Pour the hot sugar liquid over the dumplings in the pan.
  7. Combine the remaining 1/4 cup of sugar with the ground cinnamon; sprinkle over the tops of the dumplings.
  8. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes, until golden brown.
  9. Serve hot or warm with vanilla ice cream, if desired.
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