Tuesday Treats: Caramel Apple Crescent “Dumplings”

Technically, winter doesn’t start until the winter solstice on December 21st. Therefore, I’m going to share this “autumnal treat” because it’s just about perfect for chilly evenings. Curl up in front of your fireplace, warm up a “dumpling” and enjoy!

Time
34 Minutes Total
20 Min Prep

Enjoy the flavors of fall with Caramel Apple-Crescent “Dumplings.” These apple-crescent “dumplings” are a great way to use apples this season.

What You Need

8 KRAFT Caramels
2 Tbsp. milk, divided
4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened, divided
1 Tbsp. flour
1 can (8 oz.) refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
1 Gala apple, cut into 8 wedges (Note: I used a golden delicious. I don’t think the kind of apple matters but that’s just me. 🙂 )
1/2 cup powdered sugar

Let’s Make It

Heat oven to 375ºF.

Microwave caramels and 1 Tbsp. milk in small microwaveable bowl on HIGH 40 sec.; stir.

Cube half the cream cheese. Add to caramel sauce along with the flour; stir.

Microwave until caramels and cream cheese are completely melted and sauce is well blended, stirring every 10 sec.

Unroll crescent dough; separate into 8 triangles. Place on parchment-covered baking sheet; spread with caramel sauce. Top with apples, placing 1 apple wedge at shortest side of each triangle. Roll up, starting at apple-topped sides. Rearrange, if necessary, until roll-ups are point sides down on baking sheet.

Bake 12 to 14 min. or until golden brown. Meanwhile, mix sugar with remaining cream cheese and milk until blended.

Cool roll-ups 5 min. Drizzle with cream cheese glaze. Serve warm.

Serving Suggestion
One serving of this warm fruit dessert makes a nice dessert for a crisp fall night.

Special Extra
Sprinkle evenly with 1 tsp. ground cinnamon after drizzling with the cream cheese glaze.

As always, CLICK HERE to head over to Kraft Recipes for all the details. This is a hit with the kids in the Moonstruck books and I wouldn’t be surprised if Annie or Jacey didn’t fix this treat for the crew on their Christmas road trip. Mac McIntire is faced with a touch choice: Save the girl, or save Christmas. As Liam described it, “Dad, it’s like a ‘Die Hard’ movie!” If you’d like to read about the Wolves’ Christmas adventure, just click on the cover. Kindle Unlimited subscribers read it for free, or you can snatch it up for $1.99.

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About Silver James

I like walks on the wild side and coffee. Lots of coffee. Warning: My Muse runs with scissors. Author of two award-winning series--Moonstruck and The Penumbra Papers, Red Dirt Royalty (Harlequin Desire) & other books! Purveyor of magic, mystery, mayhem and romance. Lots and lots of romance.
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2 Responses to Tuesday Treats: Caramel Apple Crescent “Dumplings”

  1. Oooo, I so loved Christmas Moon!

    And the recipe sounds yummy, too. ;o)

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