Pioneer Woman Copycat Apple Dumplings are a delicious, comforting dessert that pays homage to the rich culinary heritage of the American Midwest. Apple dumplings are a traditional dish originating from various cuisines around the world. In the United States, apple dumplings are often associated with Pennsylvania Dutch cuisine, particularly in the state of Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Dutch version usually involves apples being wrapped in puff pastry and baked with a sweet sauce. This
version has become popular throughout the United States, particularly in regions with a strong Pennsylvania Dutch influence.This recipe tastes best hot, straight from the oven. They can be served individually, but if you want to enhance the experience, you can add a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of whipped cream. The contrast between the hot meatballs and the cold, creamy side dish makes a match made in heaven. A drizzle of caramel sauce or a pinch of powdered sugar gives these treats an extra touch of indulgence.
- 1 large apple
- 1 box Pillsbury croissant dough
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 3/4 cup soda lemon-lime (like 7- Up or Sprite)
1.Preheat the oven to 175°C (350°F) and grease a baking pan.
2. Cut the apple into 8-10 wedges.
3. Roll each apple slice in the croissant dough, starting at the wide end.Place it in the pan.
4. Melt butter, add sugar and cinnamon. Beat until thick. Remove from heat, add vanilla.5. Pour cinnamon mixture over meatballs.
6. Pour lime soda over the meatballs.
7.Bake until golden brown, 40 to 45 minutes.
Allow to cool slightly before serving.
Optional: Serve with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.
Enjoy the delicious flavors and nostalgic goodness of these Pioneer Woman Copycat Apple Dumplings. They are perfect for any occasion, whether a cozy family gathering or a festive celebration.This classic recipe is sure to become a favorite dessert in your home, evoking simpler times and the enduring spirit of the pioneers who inspired it.