Made this tonight and my hubby ate more than half of it

Pioneer Woman Copycat Apple Dumplings are a delightful and comforting dessert that pays homage to the rich culinary heritage of the American Midwest. Apple dumplings are a traditional dish with origins in multiple cuisines worldwide. In the United States, apple dumplings are often associated with Pennsylvania Dutch cuisine, particularly in the state of Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Dutch version typically involves wrapping apples in pastry dough and baking them with a sweet sauce. This version has become popular across the United States, especially in regions with strong Pennsylvania Dutch influence.
This recipe is best enjoyed warm, straight from the oven. They can be served on their own, but if you’re looking to elevate the experience, consider adding a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of whipped cream. The contrast between the warm dumplings and the cold, creamy accompaniment creates a heavenly combination. Additionally, a drizzle of caramel sauce or a sprinkle of powdered sugar can add extra indulgence to these delectable treats.
Pioneer Woman Copycat Apple Dumplings:
1 large apple
1 box Pillsbury Croissant Dough
2/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp cinnamon
3/4 cup lemon-lime soda (like 7-Up or Sprite)
1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a baking pan.
2. Cut apple into 8-10 wedges.
3. Roll each apple wedge in croissant dough, starting wide end. Place in pan.
4. Melt butter, add sugar and cinnamon. Whisk till thick. Remove from heat, add vanilla.
5. Pour cinnamon mixture over dumplings.
6. Pour lime soda over dumplings.
7. Bake 40-45 minutes till golden.
Cool slightly before serving.
Optional: Serve with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.
Enjoy the delightful flavors and nostalgic goodness of these Pioneer Woman Copycat Apple Dumplings. They are perfect for any occasion, whether it’s a cozy family gathering or a festive celebration. This classic recipe will surely become a beloved dessert in your household, reminiscent of simpler times and the enduring spirit of the pioneers who inspired it.
Credit: Cooktopcove

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