Orange-Glazed Apple Dumplings Recipe | Dessert Recipes | PBS Food

Orange-Glazed Apple Dumplings

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Try this apple dumplings recipe glazed with orange juice. You can watch Sue prepare the dish in this clip from Lakeland Cooks!


Yield: 8 servings



  • 1 can crescent rolls
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored
  • Cinnamon-sugar
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter (half of one stick)


  1. In small saucepan, mix orange juice, sugar and butter. Heat until sugar melts. Set aside.
  2. Cut apple into 8 slices.
  3. Wrap each piece with one crescent roll.
  4. Lightly coat a 9- x 13-inch glass baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  5. Place wrapped apple pieces in dish.
  6. Pour orange sauce over the wrapped apples in dish.
  7. Sprinkle a little sugar over the whole thing.
  8. Bake in preheated 350-degree oven for 25 to 30 minutes until dumplings are golden brown.
  9. Spoon sauce over dumplings in the dish before transferring to serving plate.
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