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Fruit Pockets

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 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Cake flour
  • 2 ts Baking powder
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 2 tb Sugar, confectioners
  • 2 tb Butter
  • 2/3 c Milk
  • 1 Egg white; slightly beaten


1/4 c Raisins; chopped
1/4 c Nuts; chopped
2 tb Orange juice
1/4 ts Cinnamon
1 tb Lemon juice
1/4 c Citron; chopped
1/4 c Currants
1/4 ts Allspice
1/4 ts Cloves
2 tb Sugar

Sift flour, measure, and sift with baking powder and salt. Cut in butter
with 2 spatulas. Add milk. Mix lightly until well blended. Turn onto
lightly floured board. Roll in sheet 1/3 inch thick. Cut in ovals 4 inches
long. Combine raisins, nuts, orange juice, lemon juice, spices, currants,
citron, and sugar. Mix thoroughly. Place 1 tablespoon on half of each oval.
Brush edges of dough with egg white. Fold over. Press firmly together.
Press lightly to flatten. Make 3 short cuts across the top of each oval
with the scissors. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Place 2 inches apart on
well-oiled baking sheet. Bake in hot oven (450 F) until evenly browned.
Mrs. M. Altman, Lancaster, OH
in The Household Searchlight cookbook

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