Thursday, May 10, 2012

This Is Ridiculously Good

Apple dumplings
Photo by: Saija Lehto
I found this recipe a couple of years ago, and I've never looked back.  If you're ever in need of some amazing, delicious recipes - please familiarize yourself with Ree Drummond at The Pioneer Woman.  I'm sure you've heard of her, her blog, her cookbooks, and/or her cooking show.  If not, you need to go discover her - right now.

I've never met a person who hasn't fallen in love with these bad boys.  They're easy to make, but not so easy on the hips.  Please click here for Ree's step by step baking instructions.  You will not be sorry that you did.

2 whole Granny Smith Apples
2 cans (8 Oz. Cans) Crescent Rolls
2 sticks Butter
1-1/2 cup Sugar
1 teaspoon Vanilla
Cinnamon, To Taste
1 can (12 Oz.) Mountain Dew Soda

Peel and core apples.
Cut each apple into 8 slices each.
Roll each apple slice in a crescent roll.
Place in a 9 x 13 buttered pan.
Melt butter, then add sugar and barely stir.
Add vanilla, stir, and pour entire mixture over apples.
Pour Mountain Dew around the edges of the pan.
Sprinkle with cinnamon and bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.
Serve with ice cream, and spoon some of the sweet sauces from the pan over the top.


Katherine said...

Weight watchers shmeight watchers : )

Grace said...

Agreed! I've made three batches this week for our teachers and have yet to have a bite. I think I should make just half a batch more??