Lemony Apple Dumplings

Course : Dumplings
Serves: 4
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1 1/2 cups Flour
1 1/4 teaspoons Salt -- divided
1/3 cup Shortening
4 tablespoons Cold milk
1/2 cup Brown sugar
3 tablespoons Butter -- softened
1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
4 medium Baking apples -- peeled, cored
1 large Egg white -- beaten
---lemon sauce
1/2 cup Sugar
4 teaspoons Cornstarch
1 cup Water
3 tablespoons Butter
4 teaspoons Lemon juice
2 teaspoon Lemon peel -- grated
1/8 teaspoon Salt

Preparation / Directions:

Recipe by: Sue Klapper Preparation Time: 0:40 Combine flour and 1 teaspoon salt. Cut in shortening until crumbly. Stir in milk until pastry froms a ball; set aside. Stir brown sugar, butter, cinnamon and remaining salt to form a paste. Divide and press into center of each apple; pat any extra filling on outside of apples. On a floured surface, roll pastry into a 14 inch square. Cut into 4 - 7 inch squares. Place one apple in center of each square. Brush edges of pastry with egg white. Fold up corners to center; pinch to seal. Place in a greased 9 inch square baking dish. Bake at 375 for 35 ~ 40 minutes or until golden brown. Meanwhile, combine sugar and cornstarch in a saucepan. Stir in water. Bring to a boil; boil 2 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in remaining ingredients until smooth. Serve warm over warm dumplings.


Nutritional Information:

2624 Calories (kcal); 139g Total Fat; (47% calories from fat); 24g Protein; 327g Carbohydrate; 186mg Cholesterol; 3730mg Sodium

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