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Italian Ceci Turnovers Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Felicia Whitney
Added: Saturday, September 10, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Filling
Rind from 2 oranges 2 cups nuts grated
2 cont. citron chopped fine 1 cup honey
2 tsp cinnamon 1 cup sugar
16 oz can ceci mashed with a fork

Dough
2 eggs 1 tps baking powder
1/4 cup oil 1/4 cup sugar
2 1/2 cup flour 1/4 cup water

Directions:
Directions:
Mix all filling ingredients together in a bowl and set aside.
Mix all dough ingredients together adding more water if needed to make a fairly stiff dough. Roll dough about 1/8 inch thick and cut out circles using a large glass tumbler. Place filling on one side of circle and fold as for turnovers. Seal edges with a fork dipped in water. Fry in hot oil until golden brown on both sides. Drain on paper bags. Sprinkle with confectionary sugar to serve.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
many
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
endless
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was one of Daddy's favorite cookie recipes. Even though it is a time consuming recipe the results are well worth the time. Athough it's not in the original recipe we added chocolate chips to the filling.

 

 

 

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