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Prune Bar Recipe

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This recipe for Prune Bar, by , is from The Siegel Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jane Siegel
Added: Monday, August 11, 2008


1/4 cup milk (scald milk, cool to lukewarm)
2 cup flour
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup margarine
1/2 cup warm water
2 packages yeast
1 egg, beaten
1-1/2 cup chopped stewed prunes
3 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel

Combine flour, 1/4 cup sugar and salt; cut in margarine with pastry cutter. Dissolve yeast in warm water. Stir in warm milk, beaten egg and flour mixture. Blend well. Place in greased bowl and grease top. Cover and let rise until doubled in bulk (40 minutes).

Combine prunes, 3 T. sugar, lemon juice and lemon peel. Set aside.

Punch dough down and turn out onto well floured board; divide in half. Roll each half to a 16x12 inch rectangle. Place on greased 15x10 cookie sheet. Spread prunes on and cover with other half of dough. Seal edges well. Cover; let rise until doubled (1/2 hour). Bake 350 for 20 minutes. Turn out of pan at once. When cool; ice with powdered sugar frosting.




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