Heat oven to 350°
Melt butter in 13x9x2 baking dish
Heat sugar & water until sugar melts.
Cut shortening into flour, until it is like fine crumbs.
Add: milk & stir with fork only until dough leaves side of bowl.
Turn out on lightly floured board-knead just until smooth.
Roll dough in a large rectangle about 1/4 inch thick
sprinkle with cinnamon over apples, then sprinkle apples evenly over the dough
Roll up dough like a jelly roll. Roll up and seal seam on bottom
Slice dough into 16 slices 1/2 inch thick
Melt butter in baking dish
Places slices in butter
Pour sugar syrup carefully around rolls
Bake 350° for 1 hour
Makes 8 servings