Thanksgiving Special

Thanksgiving Special

Oh, Thanksgiving. Sweet, wonderful, fantastic Thanksgiving. A time for family, relaxing, and eating so much your belly hurts! The food is one of my favorite things about Thanksgiving. It's that combination of turkey and special sides that you only get once a year. There are those classic dishes that you just can't replace, but there are also some spins on those classics that I think we could all make a little room for. 

I'm talking about apple dumplings. Okay, so dumplings have been around for a very long time. However, I never grew up with this dish at our Thanksgiving gatherings! Last year, as I was scrolling through the endless amounts of recipes on Pinterest, trying to figure out what I wanted to make for our annual "friendsgiving" I came across this apple dumpling recipe on www.OMGchocolatedesserts.com. This recipe was a game changer. It is so simple but so, so, SO delicious. I think I made it three times within a span of a few weeks. I am so excited to start making the dumplings again for this Holiday season, and to share this recipe with you all! 

I would love to hear what your favorite Thanksgiving dishes are, and if you have any "spins" on the classics! Leave me a comment below to let me know!

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! 

Ingredients:

  • 2 (8 ounce) cans crescent rolls
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cup 7 Up (or other lemon soda)
  • 2 apples (Golden Delicious or Granny Smith)

 

Directions:

  1. Butter a 13 x 9 inch baking dish.
  2. Preheat the oven at 350 F.
  3. Peel and core apples, than cut each apple into 8 slices
  4. Roll each apple slice in a crescent roll and place in a buttered dish.
  5. Melt butter, stir in sugar, vanilla and cinnamon, and when it’s thickened, remove from heat and pour over the dumplings.
  6. Pour the soda in the middle and along the edges of a pan(not over the rolls)
  7. Bake for 35-45 minutes, or until they become golden brown.
  8. Serve warm

"Give Thanks with a grateful heart" - Thessalonians 5:6

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