Slow-Cooker Cherry Grunt

From Cook's Country | June/July 2012

Why this recipe works:

Warm cherry filling and tender dumplings are a winning combination, especially in this summertime staple. To avoid runny filling, we microwave the cherries with flour and sugar, jumpstarting the thickening process. Positioning the dumplings around the perimeter of the slow cooker proved… read more

Warm cherry filling and tender dumplings are a winning combination, especially in this summertime staple. To avoid runny filling, we microwave the cherries with flour and sugar, jumpstarting the thickening process. Positioning the dumplings around the perimeter of the slow cooker proved essential to them cooking through. Finally, almond extract in the filling and a sprinkling of cinnamon-sugar on top round out the flavor.

 

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Serves 4 to 6

Be sure to mix the cherries well after microwaving to redistribute their juices. Serve with ice cream.

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