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Try this recipe for apple dumplings with oatmeal-cinnamon filling


This cider is so amazing and what better way to highlight the nectar of this fortified cider than with a lovely apple and cinnamon dessert. Longest Light is a tribute to the summer solstice. I can’t wait for Longest Night which pays homage to the solstice in December!

This recipe appears in Un-Wine’d, which airs Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. on VPM PBS. Watch past seasons and current episodes on the PBS app or PBS website. Check the broadcast schedule for local listings. Discover more recipes here.

What You’ll Need:

  • 4 tart apples
  • 1 c. old fashioned oatmeal
  • ¼ c. packed brown sugar
  • ¾ t. Cinnamon
  • 3 T. butter
  • 1 box (2 rolls) prepared pie dough


    Step 1: Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.

    Step 2: Core the apples and set aside.

    Step 3: In a small mixing bowl, mix together the oatmeal, brown sugar, cinnamon, and butter. Divide into four portions and stuff each apple with ¼ of the mixture.

    Step 4: Remove the dough from the box and unroll each circle. Cut each circle into two pieces.

    Step 5: Place one apple on each of the half of the pie crust and work to wrap the apple tightly with the dough.

    Step 6: Place the apples in a greased cake or pie pan about 2 inches apart. Bake for 25 minutes or until the dough is delicately browned.

    Step 7: Allow the apples to rest 10 minutes before serving. Cut in half or serve whole with vanilla ice cream.