Quebec Apple Dumplings (Canadian)

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French Canadian apple dumplings. Perfect with Canadian cheddar.

. Prep
15 min.
45 min.
Ready In
60 min.
6 servings
Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Very low in sodium, Low Sodium
Metric measurements


1each pie dough *
1/4cup cheddar cheese grated
12medium apples & cored
1/2cup mincemeat *
1/4cup rum *
1x butterVideo *
3/4cup sugarVideo
1/4cup sugarVideo brown
1/4cup cream
1each lemon zest from
* not incl. in nutrient facts


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Make enough pie enough to roll into 12 6"x6" squares (about a double batch.) Sprinkle each square with 1 tsp grated cheddar.

Peel and core apples and place one on each square.

Fill the center of each apple with 2 tsp (or 1 heaping tsp) of mincemeat, 1 tsp of rum, a dot of butter and 1 Tablespoon sugar.

Bring diagonally opposite corners of dough over the apple to form ears at the top.

Cover the 'ears' with aluminum foil. Mix the brown sugar, cream and grated lemon rind.

Brush the dumplings with this mixture and bake 35 to 45 minutes in 400 degree F oven .

Remove foil, brush ears with cream mixture and return to oven till 'ears' are brown.

Serve warm to plain cream or sweetened cream, flavored with rum.

First published: last updated: 2014-05-06

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 312g (11.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 29112% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 33mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 22%
Dietary Fiber 3g 13%
Sugars g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 23%
Calcium 6% Iron 1%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?