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Apple Pie Baked Dumplings (wontons)

Updated on November 13, 2015

What is better than a homemade apple pie?

Freshly made apple pie.... what could be better? I big chunk of cheddar cheese and a little homemade whipped cream along with a slice of warm apple pie can warm anyone heart. I refuse to ever make an apple pie with canned filling; it's not my fault, I grew up with my grandmother and mother baking from scratch. Unfortunately as much I love homemade apple pie, I only make it a few times a year. This includes the holiday season and usually the beginning of fall when there is a fresh harvest locally. I love anything apple, but of course my fiancé it more of a pumpkin pie fan. Well that is easy, so he gets those pies much more frequently than my apple pie. So I had this brilliant idea when I was in the veggie aisle looking for vegan cheese. I happened to look over and see a package of wonton wrappers, and a little farther in the distance bright juicy apples. After buying the ingredients, I went home and looked online to see what others had done (apparently my ah-ha moment was a little late to the show on this one). Although they all looked really good, I decided to come up with my own recipe, mostly due to lack of ingredients. These come out with freshly baked apple pie filling in the center, and an amazing crunchy wonton with a hint of cinnamon and sugar on top.

Apple Pie - Dessert in a Wonton

Crispy wonton on the outside and amazing apple pie filling on the inside.
Crispy wonton on the outside and amazing apple pie filling on the inside. | Source


Apple Pie Filling Ingredients (yields 22-24 Baked Dumplings)

  • 1 Large Baking Apple cored, cut up and minced
  • 1 Tablespoon Cinnamon
  • 1 Teaspoon Ground Clove
  • ¼ Cup Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1 Tablespoon All Purpose Flour
  • 20-24 Wonton Wrappers
  • Water (to seal the wonton wrappers)

Sugar Topping:

  • 2 Tablespoons Sugar
  • 2 Teaspoons Cinnamon

(mix together and sprinkle on the dumplings with they first come out of the oven)


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees
  2. Lightly grease a baking sheet
  3. Mix together the cinnamon, ground clove, sugar and flour together,
  4. Cut in the butter with a table fork
  5. Add the minced apple and mix together until all of the apples are evenly coated
  6. Lay the wontons out and put about a tablespoon of the filling in the center.
  7. With your finger, lightly coat the outside of the wonton wrappers with water
  8. Fold the wonton over and seal completely.
  9. Spray then on the top lightly with cooking spray
  10. Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until golden brown.
  11. Sprinkle the sugar topping evenly over all of the baked apple pie wontons.
  12. Serve and enjoy!

** This tastes amazing dipped in vanilla ice cream, or served with a cheese platter.


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      Brandy 12 months ago

      WAY too much cinnamon and clove in this recipe. I did enjoy having a use for my leftover won tons, so I will make it again, but I will cut back on spices. Thanks!

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      Joel Diffendarfer 3 years ago from Ft Collins, Colorado

      Another great recipe for grandpa to make with grandkids! Thanks. Easy and fun!!

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      Woody Marx 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Awesome suggestion. Yummers!

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      dappledesigns 5 years ago from In Limbo between New England and the Midwest

      Well what a nice compliment Woody Marx! I will be sure to start an online free sample form if I ever post about dumplings again! :)

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      Woody Marx 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      O why must you torture me by talking so nicely of dumplings, and showing photos of dumplings, but then giving no free samples for me to munch? I'm dying to eat one now as your hub sounds so enticing. Please include free samples next time you write about food! ;)

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      dappledesigns 5 years ago from In Limbo between New England and the Midwest

      Emilybee - there really isn't anything better is there?! :) Thank you for the vote!

      Carter06 - enjoy! They go really good with a nice slice of sharp cheddar.

      Arlene V. Poma - Thank you for stopping by and reading! They get such a different texture from baking. They are so light and don't overpower the apple. Thank you for the vote!

      Lyn.Stewart - thank you for the vote! They are so easy and quick that it's a great thing to have on hand for last minute parties! Enjoy!

      ComfortB - I'm so glad the picture grabbed your attention, and thank you for the vote!

      VirginiaLynne - Thank you for the vote! They are so yummy and not quite as sinful because they are not fried. :)

      stricktlydating - oh strawberries would be amazing! if you try that you must share!

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      StricktlyDating 5 years ago from Australia

      Wow! That's a really cool idea. I'd like to try it with strawberries too, and serve up with cream... Yum!

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      Virginia Kearney 5 years ago from United States

      Great idea--I make lots of things with wontons but never thought of this, voted up and beautiful.

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      Comfort Babatola 5 years ago from Bonaire, GA, USA

      Yum,yum! The pictures attracted me to your hub. Got to try this recipe. Thanks for sharing. Voted Up!

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      Lyn.Stewart 5 years ago from Auckland, New Zealand

      Voted up and clicked a few buttons

      thank you for sharing this ~ I will definitely be trying this soon. Brilliant idea ... Did I tell you I think this is Brilliant. ok sorry excited to go try this now and can't think straight. thanks again.

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      Arlene V. Poma 5 years ago

      VOTED UP AND EVERYTHING ELSE. I'm "in" with this recipe for Apple Pie Baked Dumplings Wontons. What a creative recipe! I am always looking for ways to use wontons other than frying them up with meat filling. Thanks!

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      Mary 5 years ago from Cronulla NSW

      Yum, these are such a great idea can't wait to try them, they look delicious... thanks for sharing :)

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      emilybee 5 years ago

      Oh my that looks absolutely delicious!!! Nothin better than apple pie in a wonton!! :) Will have to try these for sure. Voted up.

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      dappledesigns 5 years ago from In Limbo between New England and the Midwest

      I have never had any left over for me to try to freeze to be completely honest :) You will find that the apples will compress a little, so after they are baked it will seem that there is less filling than you put in. But you really don't need to put much in to fill the wrappers before they are too full and you can't fold it over to seal it. Enjoy! and thank you for your feedback.

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      RTalloni 5 years ago from the short journey

      Wow--one large baking apple makes that many? Thanks for this fast, easy recipe to serve guests and enjoy when nothing but apple pie will do! Have you tried storing/freezing them, or do they last that long?