Caramel Apple Dumplings Recipe
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Caramel Apple Dumplings Recipe

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The Northwest is known for its wonderful apples. Eating this dessert is a perfect way to warm up on a crisp fall evening.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • SAUCE:
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup diced peeled tart apples
  • Whipped cream or vanilla ice cream, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 358 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 399mg sodium, 68g carbohydrate (47g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.


  1. In a large saucepan, combine sauce ingredients; bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  2. For the dumplings, combine flour, sugar and baking powder in a large bowl. Add milk, butter and vanilla; stir just until moistened. Gently fold in apples. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls into the boiling sauce. Cover and cook over low heat until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean, about 8-10 minutes. Serve warm with whipped cream or ice cream if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Caramel Apple Dumplings in Country Extra September 1997, p49

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cook4my5kidsandhub User ID: 6650348 20058
Reviewed Oct. 7, 2012

"This is WONDERFUL! LOVED it. Everyone enjoyed this nice and hot from the stove over a nice scoop of vanilla ice cream. So good and simple to make. The dumplings puff up nice and big. YUM! Will be making this often this fall."

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