Cinnamon Apple Dumplings


  • 8 oz crescent rolls
  • 1 large Granny Smith apple
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup apple cider
  • Open crescent rolls and separate into 8 triangles . Roll each wedge of apple in 1 crescent roll.
  • Add butter to the Instant Pot. Using the display panel select the SAUTÉ function.
  • When butter is about HALF melted, turn off the pot by selecting CANCEL .
  • Add sugar, vanilla and spices and stir until fully melted and incorporated. Add apple cider and stir to combine.
  • Add dumplings in a single layer, then secure the lid, making sure the vent is closed.
  • Using the display panel select the MANUAL or PRESSURE COOK function*. Use the +/- keys and program the Instant Pot for 10 minutes.
  • When the time is up, let the pressure naturally release until the pin drops (for 15 minutes, whichever comes first).
  • Open the pot and let the dumplings cool and set for 3-5 minutes.
  • Remove dumplings and serve topped with any juices remaining in the pot.
  • Serve with whipped cream or ice cream (optional).
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