Rolled Dumplings

Rolled Dumplings


"This is a great addition to any broth, vegetable or noodle soup."


servings 226 cals
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Original recipe yields 7 servings



  • Calories:
  • 226 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 10.5 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.4g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 4.3 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 479 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in shortening and add milk to make a stiff dough.
  2. Roll out to about 1/8 inch thickness and cut into 1 inch squares, 1 to 1 1/2 inch strips or diamonds. Sprinkle lightly with flour and drop into boiling chicken stock. Cover tightly and boil gently for 8 to 10 minutes.
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  1. 206 Ratings


Very very good. As another reviewer suggested, these puff up so much I wish I would have rolled them thinner and cut them smaller! Also, make sure you have plenty of liquid to cook them in; I wo...

I've changed it just a bit... Since it calls for 1/3 cup of shortening, I used mostly shortening and then some butter to make the 1/3 cup total. Use shortening for the tenderness and butter fo...

Mamaw, are you posting your good ol' southern recipes under an alias??? Simple, easy, fast, plus my 5-year old twins & 3 year old love to help me make these. I've made this recipe about 2 dozen ...

With my family of 6, I always have to double this recipe, which I have made numerous times, tonight included. But so very easy to do! I use butter flavored shortening and instead of the salt I u...

Loved these. Very easy and comforting food that will be one of my regulars. I did have some trouble getting the dough to stick together without overworking it, but I just wrapped the doughball ...

What a truly EXCELLENT recipe! Simple, few ingredients and steps, and delectable!! This is coming from someone who cannot stand dumplings--swore them off years ago having been forced one too m...

After kneading this a dough a bit by hand and dusting it well with extra flour, these dumplings rolled out perfectly! Cooked to perfection in 10-20 minutes in the chicken broth at a medium boil...

I found thise recipe just way too salty

This is the correct way for making dumplings.