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Betty’s Pastry Squares Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Elizabeth Tvardzik
Added: Monday, February 23, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 ½ c flour
1 c granulated sugar
¾ tsp baking powder
¾ tsp soda
1 tsp salt
1 ½ c shortening
4 egg yolks
1/3 c milk

Apricot or cherry filling

Directions:
Directions:
Mix flour with dry ingredients; cut in shortening. Add yolks and milk to moisten. Divide dough into halves. Roll one ball of dough between waxed paper to fit a 17 x 11” jelly-roll pan. Carefully remove waxed paper and put dough in pan; fill with apricot. Roll out remaining dough; cut into strips. Lay in criss-cross pattern over the top of filling. Seal edges and bake 350º for 45 minutes.

 

 

 

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