How to make it

  • Form pastry into ball then wrap in waxed paper and refrigerate.
  • On waxed paper combine 2 tablespoons sugar and cinnamon.
  • Pare and core apples then roll in cinnamon sugar reserving any left over.
  • Preheat oven to 450.
  • Butter a rectangular baking pan.
  • On lightly floured pastry cloth roll pastry into a rectangle.
  • With pastry wheel or knife cut lengthwise into four strips.
  • Starting at the top 1" from center, spiral a pastry strip around each apple.
  • Overlap slightly cover completely.
  • Moisten overlapping edges with cold water then press edges to seal.
  • Press sides and bottoms of pastry against apples.
  • Place in baking dish sides not touching.
  • Spoon melted butter into centers.
  • Brush pastry with egg yolk mixed with 2 teaspoons water.
  • Sprinkle with reserved cinnamon sugar mixture.
  • Bake 15 minutes then reduce oven to 350.
  • Brush pastry again with egg yolk.
  • Continue baking dumplings 30 minutes longer.
  • In medium saucepan combine cranberries and sugar.
  • Mash cranberries slightly then add syrup and 1/4 cup water and mix well.
  • Bring to boiling stirring 3 minutes or until cranberries pop.
  • Add chopped apple and butter.
  • Bring to boiling then reduce heat and simmer covered for 5 minutes.
  • Remove apples to serving dish.
  • Spoon sauce over top and around base of each.
  • Serve warm with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.

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    " It was excellent "
    henrie ate it and said...
    Sounds yummie, great post, thanks for sharing. You have my 5 forks
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    " It was excellent "
    joker ate it and said...
    OMG. Someone is actaully cooking. this is a must try. Superb flavor profile. Can't say enough.
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    " It was excellent "
    zanna ate it and said...
    Sounds really yummy,thanks:) Have a great weekend:).
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    " It was excellent "
    midgelet ate it and said...
    oh, yum!
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    " It was excellent "
    minitindel ate it and said...
    great one there cat how are you ?????
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  • rosemaryblue 9 years ago
    Great recipe! Love the combination of apples and cranberries, and with the pastry wrapped apples, oh my! Some kind of good.
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