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Banbury Tarts

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Category: Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 1/4 c Sugar
  • 2 tb Shortening
  • 1/2 c Currants
  • 1 1/2 tb Minced candied orange peel
  • 1 1/2 tb Minced candied lemon peel
  • 1/8 ts Nutmeg
  • 1/8 ts Cinnamon
  • 1/2 Egg, slightly beaten
  • 2 tb Cookie or biscuit crumbs
  • 1 1/2 tb Minced candied citron


Cream shortening and sugar. Add candied peel, citron, currants, crumbs,
nutmeg, cinnamon, and egg. Mix thoroughly. Cut plain pastry in rounds 6
inches in diameter. Place 1 tablespoon of fruit mixture on 1/2 of each
round. Moisten edges. Fold like a turnover. Press edges together. Crimp.
Brush with slightly beaten egg, or water. Sprinkle with sugar. Bake in hot
oven (450 F) 10 minutes, or until brown.

Florence Taft Eaton, Concord, MA.

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