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Apple Dumplings

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Servings: 8 dumplings


  • 2 medium Granny Smith apples
  • 1 8 ounce can refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup pecans chopped


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and 8-inch baking dish; set aside.
  • Peel and core apples. Cut each apple into fourths.
  • Roll crescent rolls out on a cutting board and separate each. Wrap one apple piece in each crescent roll and place in prepared baking dish. Sprinkle cinnamon over tops of crescent rolls.
  • In a medium sauce pan, add butter, sugar and orange juice. Bring mixture to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract.
  • Pour liquid mixture over crescent rolls and sprinkle pecans on top of crescent rolls.
  • Bake 30 minutes, or until tops of crescent rolls are golden brown and liquid is beginning to bubble.
  • Remove from heat and let sit 5 minutes.
  • Spoon dumplings on to a plate and spoon some of the syrup over the top.
  • Serve warm and with ice cream, if desired.