Peach Dumplings

  • 2 -3 medium potatoes
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 -3 cups flour
  • 6 -10 small to medium fresh peaches
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup melted butter
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • Peel, cut, boil and mash potatoes with a small amount of milk.

  • Add egg and mix well.

  • Add flour to potatoes until mixture becomes firm enough for rolling. Amount of flour needed will vary due to moisture in potatoes.

  • Turn dough out on floured rolling surface and roll to about 1/4 inch thick.

  • Cut dough into squares large enough to envelop one whole peach.

  • Wash peaches and remove stone from each by splitting peach in half (do not peel or cook peaches).

  • Mix cinnamon and sugar. Put 1 tablespoon of sugar mixture in the center of peach, put both sides of peach together and wrap with potato dough, making sure all seams are sealed tight.

  • Drop dumpling into about 4 qts of boiling salted water. Boil until dumplings begin to float, cook time will vary. Carefully remove dumplings so they do not break open.

  • Drizzle with melted butter to keep from sticking. Serve with butter mixed with bread crumbs and top with a sprinkling of the sugar mixture again.

  • Note: Extra dough can be cut into strips the size of small noodles and served with the dumplings. This makes a good part of a meatless dinner or can be served as a dessert, going heavier on the sugar.

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