Crescent Roll Apple Dumplings

2 (8 each) cans refrigerated crescent roll dough
2 sticks of butter
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon cinnamon or to taste
1 can (12oz) 7 Up (or Mountain Dew)
2 large Granny Smith apples, peeled and cored

- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
- Wash the apples, peel and cut into eight equal slices.
- Unwrap the crescent roll and separate the triangles.
- Place a piece of apple on each triangle of dough (on a wider side) and roll it in a croissant.
- Butter a 13 x 9­inch baking dish.
- In a separate bowl, combine the butter, cinnamon, sugar and vanilla, mix until you get a liquid mixture without lumps and pour over the rolls.
- Pour soda (7up or Mountain Dew) between rolls (but not over) and bake for 35­45 minutes, or until they become golden brown.
- Serve immediately with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, mmmmm ... Ah­mazing !