Apple Dumplings

Yield: 6 servings

2 cups sifted flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup shortening
2/3 cup milk
6 baking apples
1/3 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1 Tablespoon butter or margarine
Milk

Sift together flour, baking powder and salt into bowl; cut in shortening
until crumbs form. Stir in milk; mix until soft dough is formed. Turn out
onto lightly floured surface. Knead lightly. Roll to 1/8 inch thickness.
Cut into 6 squares. Core and pare apples. Place 1 on each square. Combine
sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle in center of each apple. Add 1/2 teaspoon
butter to each. Moisten edges of dough; press corners together over
apples. Brush with milk. Place in greased 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking pan. Bake
in 350 degree oven 30 minutes or until crust is golden and apples are
tender. Serve with Sweet Sour Sauce.

Sweet Sour Sauce

1/3 cup flour
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
2 cups water
1/3 cup vinegar
1/3 cup butter or margarine

Combine flour, sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg in saucepan. Stir in water,
vinegar and butter. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until
thickened. Remove from heat. Serve warm sauce over warm Apple Dumplings.