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Old-Fashioned Apple Rolls

Yankee Plus Dec 2015


Old-Fashioned Apple Rolls
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  • 1-1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 5 apples, cored, peeled, and chopped
  • sugar and cinnamon to taste


Work flour, salt, and shortening together until evenly mixed, using a pastry cutter or two knives. Stir in 2-1/2 tablespoons of cold water well and roll the pastry out on a floured board. For the filling, mix the chopped apples, sugar and cinnamon to taste. Spread the filling on the pastry and roll up as you would a jelly roll. Cut the roll into 1-1/2 inch pieces and place in a 9 x 9" pan. Pour boiling water over the rolls--enough to almost cover them and bake at 400 degrees F for 1 hour.
Updated Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

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