Thelma's Deep Dish Apple Dumpling
Source: Thelma's Restaurant at the Ramada Inn - Effingham, Illinois
2 (20 ounce) cans sliced apples, drained (save juice)
1 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
6 teaspoons red hots candy
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Have ready six 10-inch deep dishes.
Mix apples and other ingredients. Roll out pastry (the size of a small egg) into a 10-inch round circle; line deep dish. Let hang over sides. In bottom of each, put a small pat of butter and 1 teaspoon red hots. Put in apples, dividing equally into the 6 deep dishes. Fold dough over top; place on sheet pan. Bake for 45 minutes.
1 cup apple juice
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup red hots
2 tablespoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons cold water
Heat candy in apple juice to dissolve candy.
Boil and mix 2 tablespoons cornstarch with 2 tablespoons cold water. Add to mixture and continue to cook until clear.
Serve hot over apple dumplings. Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for an extra treat.