Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Allow pie crust to come to room temperature. Unfold crust and cut into fourths. From curved edge of each pastry piece cut a leaf shape to use as garnish. Place an apple in center of each pastry piece. In small bowl, combine 1/4 cup sugar, 1 Tbsp. cinnamon and raisins; spoon into apple cavities. Bring sides of pastry piece up to center of apple; press edges to seal. Garnish with pastry leaf. Place in ungreased 9 inch square baking pan. In small bowl, beat together egg and 1 tsp. water; brush over dumplings. Bake at 400 for 15 minutes. Combine sauce ingredients in small saucepan. Bring to a boil; continue boiling for 2 minutes. Pour over partially baked dumplings; bake for an additional 25-30 minutes or until crust is deep golden brown. Spoon sauce over dumplings several times during baking. Serve warm or cool. Makes four dumplings.
By Robin from Washington, IA
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