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Apple dumplings in syrup in a white baking pan.
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Easy Apple Dumplings

This Easy Apple Dumplings recipe comes together quickly and is a delicious apple dessert that your family will love.  What makes them so easy to make is that the dumplings are made using a can of crescent rolls.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple, desserts, Dumplings
Servings: 12
Calories: 200kcal
Author: Cookbook


  • 2 apples Golden Delicious or Granny Smith, peeled and cored
  • 1 8- count cans crescent rolls
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 1 ½ cups brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 ½ cups 7-Up or other lemon soda


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  • Cut each apple into 8 slices. Roll each slice in 1 crescent roll and place in a buttered dish.
  • Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat; stir in sugar, vanilla, and cinnamon. Cook until thickened, remove from heat and pour over dumplings. Pour soda in middle and along edges of a pan (not over rolls).
  • Bake 35 to 45 minutes, or until golden brown. Serve warm.



Recipe excerpted from Mississippi Church Suppers, copyright 2015, and reprinted with permission.


Serving: 1dumpling | Calories: 200kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 157mg | Sugar: 34g