Nova Scotia Apples - Recipe Box: Apple Dumplings

 

Apple Dumplings
2003 Winner - Evangeline Inn and Motel Inc., Ellen Kennie


  Pastry for a 2 crust pie
  6 small Nova Scotia apples
  sugar
  cinnamon and nutmeg to taste
  butter

Vanilla Sauce:
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup whipping cream
1/2 cup butter 
1 tsp. vanilla

Roll pastry on lightly floured surface into 18 X 12" rectangle.  Cut rectangle into 6" squares.  Place an apple in the center of each pastry square; sprinkle with sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg, dot with butter.  Bring corners of pastry squares to top of apple; press edges to seal.  Place in 9 x 13" pan, brush dumplings with beaten egg white and sprinkle with sugar.  Bake in 375°F oven for 40 minutes or until apples are tender.  In small saucepan combine sugars, whipping cream and butter.  Bring to a boil, stir in vanilla.  Serve warm sauce over dumpling.
 

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