Recipe Remake: Apple Dumplings with Cider Sauce

Perhaps you know the recipe. Perhaps you have one like it, but for another dish. It is easy, quick and usually unhealthy, and involves a “surprise” ingredient.

I don’t like surprises.

This recipe is for Apple Dumplings, and the surprise is sugary soda. The original recipe calls for apple slices wrapped in canned crescent rolls topped with a butter-sugar mixture and drenched in Mountain Dew before baking. While I love the idea of a quick and easy apple dumpling recipe, the thought of baking with Mountain Dew left me feeling a little queasy. So I spent a week remaking this dorm-style recipe into an amazing dessert.

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