Easy Apple Dumplings

Easy Apple Dumplings

Hello friend it’s dianaluis here from Life with dianaluis.Craving a warm, comforting dessert that’s easy to make and irresistibly delicious? Look no further than these Easy Apple Dumplings! This recipe combines the tartness of Granny Smith apples with the buttery goodness of crescent roll dough, all enveloped in a sweet, cinnamon-infused sauce. Perfect for a cozy evening or a festive gathering, these apple dumplings are a crowd-pleaser that comes together with minimal effort. The secret ingredient? A splash of lemon-lime soda that creates a delightful caramelized sauce as it bakes. Let’s dive into this simple yet decadent treat that will have everyone asking for seconds!


– 2 large Granny Smith apples, peeled and cored
– Two 8 oz cans of refrigerated crescent roll dough each
– 1 cup butter
– 1 cup granulated sugar
– 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
– 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
– 1 can (12 oz) Mountain Dew (or any lemon-lime soda)


1. Preheat Oven:
Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish.

2. Prepare Apples:
Cut each apple into 8 slices. You should have 16 apple slices total.

3. Wrap Apples:
-Heat a medium-sized saucepan over medium heat to melt the butter.. Place an apple slice at the wide end of each triangle and roll it up, completely enclosing the apple. Place each rolled apple dumpling in the prepared baking dish.

4. Make the Sauce:
When the sugar is completely dissolved, add the vanilla essence and mix. Transfer this blend onto the apple dumplings.

5. Add Soda:
Pour the Mountain Dew (or lemon-lime soda) around the edges of the baking dish, not directly over the dumplings.

6. Add Cinnamon:
Sprinkle the ground cinnamon evenly over the top of the dumplings.

7. Bake:
Bake in the preheated oven for 35 to 45 minutes, or until the dumplings are golden brown and the apples are tender.

8. Serve:
– Warm apple dumplings should be served with a dab of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Enjoy your easy and delicious apple dumplings!

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