September 17 – National Apple Dumpling Day

National Apple Dumpling Day

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Food Facts on Apple Dumplings

  • Apple dumplings are basically apple pie filling baked in pastry.
  • Apple dumplings are made with baking apples (Granny Smith), cored, sliced and cooked is brown sugar and butter.
  • Apple dumpling mixture is wrapped in a butter pastry, and sealed with egg wash or melted butter.
  • Apple dumplings may be cooked by boiling, steaming, simmering, frying, or baking.
  • This traditional New England dessert is best served with a healthy scoop of ice cream.