Swedish Apple Mini Dumplings

Enjoy these baked Swedish style mini apple dumplings for a delicious homemade dessert made using Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground cardamom
2
teaspoons vanilla
1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
1
tablespoon butter or margarine, softened
1
small Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored and cut into 8 slices
1/4
cup raisins
1 1/2
cups apple juice
3
tablespoons sugar
2
tablespoons red cinnamon candies
1/4
cup half-and-half
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In small bowl, mix brown sugar, cinnamon, cardamom and vanilla; set aside.
  • 2 Remove pie crust from pouch; unroll on work surface. Spread butter over crust; sprinkle with brown sugar mixture. Cut crust into 8 wedges; place apple slice crosswise in center of each wedge. Starting with pointed end, fold crust wedge over apple; fold corners of wide end of wedge over apple, forming dumpling and sealing completely. Place seam side down and sides touching in baking dish. Sprinkle with raisins.
  • 3 In 1-quart saucepan, heat apple juice, sugar and cinnamon candies to boiling over medium heat. Cook 1 minute, stirring frequently, until candies are melted. Carefully pour over dumplings.
  • 4 Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until crust is light golden brown, apples are tender and sauce thickens. Cool 10 minutes before serving. Spoon dumplings into serving dishes; spoon sauce over dumplings. Serve warm with half-and-half.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    530
    (
    Calories from Fat
    150),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    17g
    17%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    300mg
    300%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    90g
    90%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    60g
    60%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 5 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    6
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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