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Sesame Turnovers (From Crete) -- Kritika Pato

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Category: Greek, Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Olive oil
  • 4 tb Water or soda water
  • 4 tb Orange juice
  • 1 Lemon, juiced
  • 6 tb Sugar
  • 4 c Flour
  • 1/2 ts Baking soda
  • 1 ts Salt


1 c Ground walnuts
1 c Ground almonds
1 c Sesame seeds
1 c Liquid sweetener

Orange flower water
Confectioners' sugar

Mix olive oil, water, orange juice, lemon juice, and sugar. Sift flour,
baking soda and salt together. Add olive oil mixture and work to a smooth
dough. Cover and leave for one hour on floured board. Roll out dough about
1/4 inch thick. Cut into 3 inch squares. Mix ingredients for filling and
place one heaped teaspoon in centre of each square. Moisten edges, cover
the filling by folding the four corners and press firmly together in the
centre. Bake in a moderate oven for about 25 minutes. While warm sprinkle
with orange flower water and dip in confectioners' sugar.

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