Chicken and Apple Cheddar Dumplings are so easy to make from scratch. If you have a little time you can create an amazing meal your family will rave over!
This meal reminds me of my little brother. In our family you get to pick your birthday meal — whatever you want! Sometimes it’s pizza, sometimes it’s mom’s Beef Tips over Rice, but for my littlest brother as a kid he’d always ask for me to make him chicken and dumplings. Not the flat noodle kind of dumplings that Chad‘s grandma is definitely the kung fu master of (and I am scared to attempt), but the fluffy Bisquick kind of dumplings that are like drop biscuits.
I think I could live on dumplings. So I started playing around with the recipe I’ve been making for years – the one that evolved from the back of the baking mix box into something from-scratch and fool proof, and I wondered how I could doll it up for fall. The answer is A.P.P.L.E.S.
Duhhh. I have a slight obsession that you might have noticed by the sheer volume of apple recipes on this site. So then I thought what goes better with apples than sharp cheddar cheese (besides peanut butter or ice cream, I mean)?!!! So I put this terrifically awesome farmhouse cheddar into the dumplings, too. Jeeeeeeeeannnnyussssss. I also added apples to the stew with the mirepoix. Mirepoix is just fancy talk for onions, celery, and carrots.
I’ll warn you that this is no 30 minute meal. But that’s okay, right? Because some meals totally warrant a little bit of extra love and attention.
This meal is completely COMPLETELY worth it.
So STEAMY …
Have you ever made dumplings that are not fluffy but are like sticky thick glue? It’s upsetting. And disappointing. And such a waste of a good chicken stew.
But these dumplings will not turn on you. They will not make you sad. And I’ll tell you why:
The butter and the baking powder really fluff things up like the best light and airy biscuits.
So obviously this is not health food. Chicken and Apple Cheddar Dumplings definitely qualify as stick-to-dem-ribs comfort food. No regrets. Just do it.
Chicken and Apple Cheddar Dumplings start with creamy chicken stew topped off with the fluffiest dumplings stuffed with grated apples and sharp cheddar. A fall flavorful twist on a comfort food favorite! This recipe takes a little bit of time but is worth every minute! As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases.
For the Dumplings:
Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 535Total Fat: 24gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 100mgSodium: 1119mgCarbohydrates: 48gFiber: 4gSugar: 9gProtein: 32g
Chicken and Apple Cheddar Dumplings start with creamy chicken stew topped off with the fluffiest dumplings stuffed with grated apples and sharp cheddar. A fall flavorful twist on a comfort food favorite! This recipe takes a little bit of time but is worth every minute!
As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases.