apple dumpling

Apple Dumpling (Serves: 8)



  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoons buckwheat flour
  • 2 tablespoons rolled oats
  • 2 tablespoons brandy or apple liquor

Apple Filling

  • 6 large tart apples, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • Zest of one lemon

Cooking Instructions:

  • Heat the oven to 350 F.
  • Combine butter, honey, flours and oats in food processor. Pulse a few times until mixture looks like a fine meal.
  • Add brandy or apple liquor and pulse a few more times until mixture starts to form a ball.
  • Remove mixture from food processor, wrap tightly in plastic and refrigerate for two hours.
  • Mix apples, nutmeg and honey. Add lemon zest. Set aside.
  • Roll out refrigerated dough with extra flour to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut into 8-inch circles. Use an 8-cup muffin tin and lightly coat the muffin tin with cooking spray.
  • Lay a circle of dough over each lightly sprayed cup. Push dough in gently.
  • Fill with apple mixture. Fold over sides and pinch at top to seal.
  • Bake for 30 minutes at 350 F, until golden brown.

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