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How to Make Peach Dumplings with Crescent Rolls and Sprite [+ Video]

A caramel-like sauce with peach dumplings with crescent rolls and sprite nestled in and served up with a scoop of cold and creamy vanilla ice cream. The dumplings are sweet and soft with a sugary crisp top!

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There’s nothing quite like a juicy, fresh, drip down your chin peach. It screams the simple life of childhood freedom and fun. Peach Dumplings with crescent rolls and Sprite are one of the most favorite recipes for adults and children everywhere. 

The Problem- Guests for Dinner

Short on time but still want to serve up a tasty dessert to your guests? I know that stress of wanting to please your dinner guests. You want everything to turn out, but maybe you don’t feel super comfortable in the kitchen. 

Or, if you do, maybe you don’t want to slave in it all day. 

GUESTS CAN BE STRESSFUL!

  • Will they like it?
  • Will anyone be allergic?
  • Is anyone gluten free?

There’s already enough going on in your brain, let’s not make it worse.

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The Secret

Choose a dessert that hits comfort feelings and is semi-homemade.

You’ll have less time and stress in the kitchen.

But more importantly doing a dessert that reminds someone of the easy days of growing up will sell them on it no matter how well it turned out. 

And you know you agree. There’s something about comfort food that just brings people together. 

This recipe is based off of our APPLE DUMPLINGS RECIPE

Which is Better, Apple or Peach?

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How to Make Simple Peach Dumplings

  1. Peel your peaches by slicing an x at the bottom of your peach. Using a paring knife, gently pull back the skin until all has been removed. 
  2. Slice and pit the peach and then cut into 8 equal pieces. The bigger the peach the more filling so try to avoid tiny peaches or you may need to do 2 peaches. 
  3. Place peaches and filling ingredients in a bowl, gently folding with a scooped rubber spatula to avoid mashing the fruit. 
  4. Unwrap the crescent rolls and gently press them out a little bigger. 
  5. Scoop a peach into the center of each triangle and wrap it closed. Place in a pan.
  6. Melt the butter and mix with the brown sugar etc and pour heavily over each dumpling. 
  7. Pour sprite ONLY along the sides and in between dumplings. 
  8. Bake and eat! 

How to Store Peach Dumplings

Peach dumplings DO NOT store for very long. Dough and sauces tend to break down.

DO

  • Store in the dish they were baked in to avoid breaking the dumplings.
  • Wrap the dish or cover with a tight fitting lid. 
  • Store in the refrigerator for 1 day.

DO NOT

  • Reheat multiple times as they will fall apart and be yucky. That’s a technical term. 😉
  • Do not leave on the counter as it doesn’t preserve them well enough.

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Canned Peach Dumplings with Crescent Rolls

I know you want to, but canned peaches really aren’t as good in this dish. 

Canned peaches are often stored in a simple syrup which not only changes the flavor and texture but the sweetness of the dish. 

If you DO use CANNED PEACHES be sure to sample the filling and add sugar and spice based on needs. 

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Can I use Biscuit Dough Instead of Crescent Rolls

Biscuit dough will bake up differently than crescent rolls as they are thicker and more substantial but you can use biscuit dough.

If you do, make sure you go for a flaky biscuit versus a more crumbly southern biscuit.

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Can You Use Frozen Peaches?

Frozen peaches should be defrosted if you use them, but again, fresh is best. 

 

I’m convinced I would eat peach dumplings every night if I could! SO. DANG. GOOD. The caramel sauce on these is everything!

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Peach Dumplings with Crescent Rolls and Sprite

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 8
A light and flaky crescent roll is stuffed with a cinnamon peach and nestled in a delicious caramel sauce!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup Butter (1 stick)
  • 1 Large Peach
  • 1 Tablespoon Cinnamon Sugar
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoons Flour
  • 1 Can Crescent Rolls 8 ounce size= 8 rolls
  • 3/4 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 3/4 Teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1/2 Cup Sprite
  • Ice Cream For serving

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven at 350 F.
  • Take one stick of the butter, and grease an 8x8" inch baking dish.
  • Place remaining butter in a microwave safe bowl and melt.
  • Peel the peaches and slice into 8 pieces
  • Toss the peaches in a large bowl with the cinnamon sugar and flour.
  • Pat out each crescent triangle a little bigger.Roll each peach slice in a crescent roll and place in a buttered dish.
  • Into the melted butter, stir in brown sugar, vanilla and cinnamon. Pour over the tops of all the dumplings.
  • Pour the soda in the middle and along the edges of a pan(not over the rolls!!)
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until they become golden brown.Serve warm with a scoop of ice cream or alone.

Notes

Selecting good, ripe freestone peaches is essential in this recipe. A Sun Haven or Intrepid are great choices. We don't love Early Elberta's in baking. 
Store left over dumplings covered, in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
Nutrition Facts
Peach Dumplings with Crescent Rolls and Sprite
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 302 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 31mg10%
Sodium 330mg14%
Potassium 69mg2%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 28g31%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 426IU9%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 24mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Cade and Carrian have three children and love to spend time together whether it’s vacationing or snuggled up on the couch for a good movie.

And this family especially loves to eat.

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But most of all, they love the memories made, shared and treasured and it’s all thanks to a meal shared together with loved ones.

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