Apple Buns

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apple buns

If these are not the best apple buns around, then who knows what else could be! Make sure to eat them warm and get all the sticky syrup!

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  • 12Servings



  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (add more if necessary)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) margarine
  • 2/3 cup water


  • 4 apples, shredded
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons (1 stick) margarine
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon



1. Combine all-purpose flour, baking powder, salt, margarine and water in a large bowl. Mix well. Add additional flour gradually if dough is too moist and hard to work with.


1. Combine shredded apples, sugar and vanilla extract in a small bowl. Set aside.


1. Roll dough into a 11x17 inch rectangle. 

2. Spread the apple mixture evenly over the dough. 

3. Roll the dough, from the long end, jelly roll style. Slice the roll into 1-inch slices. Place the apple buns close together into two (9-inch round) glass baking dishes.


1. Combine water, sugar, brown sugar, margarine and cinnamon in a small pot. Stir over low heat until all ingredients are melted.

2. Pour syrup over apple buns.

3. Preheat oven to 350° F. Bake 1 hour. Serve warm.