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Cherry Triangles Recipe

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Arleta Howard
Added: Wednesday, August 29, 2007


2/3 c milk, scalded
1 pkg yeast
1 c butter
2 1/2 c flour
1 egg yolks, slightly beaten
2 cans cherry pie filling

1/4 c butter
2 T cream or milk
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 c powdered sugar
3/4 c chopped nuts

Cut shortening into flour. Cool milk and add yeast. Add egg yolks to milk and yeast. Add liquid ingredients to flour. Mix thoroughly, turn out onto floured surface and knead 10 times. Divide dough in half, roll out first half until large enough to cover the surface of an ungreased 11 1/2x17 1/2" jelly roll pan. Spread over pie filling. Roll out second portion of dough and fit over cherries in pan. Pinch edges of dough together gently. Let rise in warm place 15 minutes. Bake in 350 oven for 45 minutes.

FROSTING: Cream together 1/4 c butter, 2 T cream or milk, 1/2 tsp vanilla. Add 1 1/2 c powdered sugar and 3/4 c nuts. Spread frosting over pastry while it is still warm. When cool, cut into 3" squares and then cut diagonally.




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