Original recipe makes 16 dumplings
2 large Granny Smith apples, peeled and cored
2 (10 ounce) cans refrigerated crescent roll dough
1 cup butter
1 1/2 cups white sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle Mountain Dew ™
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish.
Cut each apple into 8 wedges and set aside. Separate the crescent roll dough into triangles. Roll each apple wedge in crescent roll dough starting at the smallest end. Pinch to seal and place in the baking dish.
Melt butter in a small saucepan and stir in the sugar and cinnamon. Pour over the apple dumplings. Pour Mountain Dew™ over the dumplings.
Bake for 35 to 45 minutes or until golden brown.
RECIPE TWO Apple Pancakes
Original recipe makes 2 servings
3 tablespoons butter
1 large apple, cored and sliced
1/2 cup white sugar, divided
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/3 cup milk
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 pinch salt
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
Melt butter in an oven-safe skillet over medium heat; cook and stir apple slices, about 1/4 cup sugar, and cinnamon in butter until apples are tender, about 5 minutes.
Beat eggs, milk, flour, remaining 1/4 cup sugar, baking powder, vanilla extract, and salt in a large bowl until batter is smooth; pour batter evenly over apples.
Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, about 10 minutes.
Run a spatula around the edges of the pancake to loosen. Invert skillet over a large plate to serve.
RECIPE THREE: Apple Chips
Original recipe makes 6 servings
2 Golden Delicious apples, cored and thinly sliced
1 1/2 teaspoons white sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Preheat oven to 225 degrees F (110 degrees C).
Arrange apples slices on a metal baking sheet.
Mix sugar and cinnamon together in a bowl; sprinkle over apple slices.
Bake in the preheated until apples are dried and edges curl up, 45 minutes to 1 hour. Transfer apple chips, using a metal spatula, to a wire rack until cooled and crispy.
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