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       Title: Baked Apple Dumplings With Cranberry Filling
       Yield: 6 servings
     1/2 c  Sour cream
     1/2 c  Brown sugar -- packed
     1/3 c  Dried cranberries
     1/2 ts Grated orange peel
       6 md Golden Delicious apples
       1    Double crust pie pastry
     1/4 c  Milk
       6 ts Granulated sugar
   Heat oven to 425.  Combine sour cream, sugar,
   cranberries and orange peel. Core apples, making a
   hole with 1 1/4-inch diameter.  Do not cut through
   bottom; do not peel.
   Divide pastry into 6 equal pieces.  On a well-floured
   board, roll out one peice into 9-inch square.  Lightly
   brush dough with water.  Set apple in center of dough.
   Fill with sourcream mixture.  Gather up corners of
   pastry and bring together at top, forming a decorative
   twist; cut off excess pastry and reserve. Press pastry
   to smoothly encase apple. Pinch each of the 4 flaps of
   excess dough to seal. Trim to 1/2-inch width,
   following curve of apple; reserve excess pastry. Press
   seams against apple. Refrigerate while wrapping
   remaining apples.
   Brush a dumpling with milk.  Sprinkle with 1 teas
   sugar.  Set on baking sheet. Repeat with remaining
   dumplings. Place 2 inches apart on sheet. Prick dough
   in several places with fork, not piercing apple skin.
   If desired, roll out excess dough.  Cut out decorative
   leaves.  Attach to dumpling with water.  Bake in 425
   oven for 30 minutes or until apples are tender and
   pastry is golden brown.  Serve warm.
   Recipe By     : Family Circle 9/17/96
   From: Carol Taillon <taillon@access.Moudate: Thu, 31
   Oct 1996 16:25:27 -0500 (