Grandma’s Apple Dumplings

This is a simple and delicious recipe for apples wrapped in dough with an orange-vanilla sauce. Don’t forget the ice cream!

Prep 15 m Cook 30 m Ready In 45 m servings: 8


2 Granny Smith apples – peeled, cored and quartered

1 (8 ounces) can refrigerated crescent rolls

1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 cup butter

3/4 cup white sugar

1 cup of orange juice

1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Wrap each apple piece in one crescent roll. Place seam side down in an 8×8 baking dish and sprinkle with cinnamon.

In a medium saucepan, combine butter, sugar, and orange juice; bring to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Pour over rolls.

Bake for 30 minutes, or until pastry is golden and apples are tender. Spoon sauce over rolls when serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 315 calories; 17.6 g fat; 37.4 g carbohydrates; 2.4 g protein; 31 mg cholesterol; 302 mg sodium.

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