11 Easy and Delicious Apple Dumpling Recipes

Pumpkin Apple Dumpling

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The perfect dessert dumpling for a fall day, this pumpkin-apple dumpling uses canned or fresh pumpkin purée, apples, and lots of spices.

Smell the warm cinnamon and apples cooking in the oven — fall is here at last. Try swapping out that tired apple pie recipe for these delicious dumpling recipes this fall season. If you are looking for a quick and easy dessert to use up your apple-picking bounty, try these recipes  — they'll work well with any type of apple, from Granny Smith to Red Delicious.

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Use the simple two-ingredient dumpling dough or simplify your life with store-bought doughs like canned biscuit dough, crescent rolls, or refrigerated pie crusts. Then choose whether you want a savory, sweet, or something in between dumpling, like our Bacon-Apple Dumpling recipe that pairs perfectly with savory cheese or sweet caramel sauce.

Serve your dessert-style dumplings with rich and buttery caramel or chocolate sauce and a scoop of your favorite fall flavored homemade ice cream. For savory apple dumplings, serve with soy sauce.

Looking for creative dumpling ideas to get your cooking started? Try one of these 11 apple dumpling recipes carefully selected by The Daily Meal.

Apple Pie Dumpling

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This Apple Pie Dumpling recipe uses store-bought pie crust.

These apple pie dumplings are simple to make and use refrigerated pie crust for ease. The house will smell like apple pie when these delicious dumplings are baking in the oven.

For the Apple Pie Dumpling recipe, click here.

Bacon-Apple Dumplings

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These Bacon-Apple Dumplings are the perfect balance of sweet and savory.

A little bit savory and a little bit sweet, these bacon-apple dumplings will make the perfect addition to your next weekend brunch menu.

For the Bacon-Apple Dumpling recipe, click here.

Angela Carlos is the Cook Editor at The Daily Meal. Find her on Twitter and tweet @angelaccarlos.