Thelma's Deep Dish Apple Dumpling

  • 2 (20 oz.) cans sliced apples, drained (save juice)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 6 tsp red hots candy
  • Butter image placeholder

Preheat oven to 350° F. Have ready six 10-inch deep dishes.

Mix apples and other ingredients. Roll out pastry (the size of a small egg) into a 10-inch round circle; line deep dish. Let hang over sides. In bottom of each, put a small pat of butter and 1 tsp red hots. Put in apples, dividing equally into the 6 deep dishes. Fold dough over top; place on sheet pan. Bake for 45 minutes.

Sauce Ingredients:

  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup red hots
  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsp cold water image placeholder

Heat candy in apple juice to dissolve candy.

Boil and mix 2 Tbsp cornstarch with 2 Tbsp cold water. Add to mixture and continue to cook until clear.

Serve hot over apple dumplings. Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for an extra treat.

Makes 4