Make a dough of the lard, flour and salt, adding enough water to moisten and hold together. Roll out like pie dough and cut into 2 inch squares. Wash and peel apples and cut into eighths.
Put alternate layers of apples and dough into kettle, sprinkling each layer of apples generously with sugar and adding a little cinnamon. Have top layer of dough, dot with butter and fill kettle half full of water, cover and cook over a low flame until apples are soft. Serve with milk or cream.Servings: 4