Country Apple Dumplings


These crescent roll apple dumplings are delicious. Oh my goodness — who knew that fresh apples, crescent roll dough, and citrus soda could make such a wonderful treat?

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
1 hr
16 dumplings


  • 2 large Granny Smith apples, peeled and cored

  • 2 (10 ounce) cans refrigerated crescent roll dough

  • 1 cup butter

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle Mountain Dew ™


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.

  2. Cut each apple into 8 equal wedges; set aside.

  3. Separate crescent roll dough into triangles. Roll each apple wedge in crescent roll dough starting at the smallest end. Pinch to seal and place in the prepared baking dish.

    Crescent rolls separated into triangles.

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    Apples being rolled into crescent rolls.

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  4. Melt butter in a small saucepan over low heat. Stir sugar and cinnamon into melted butter until combined. Pour over apple dumplings, followed by soda.

    Looking down at a dish of butter, sugar and cinnamon poured over apple dumplings, followed by soda.

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  5. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, 35 to 45 minutes.

    high angle looking at a plate of a few country apple dumplings with one cut in half


Nutrition Facts (per serving)

333 Calories
19g Fat
39g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 333
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 9g 46%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 360mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 27g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 6mg 0%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 34mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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