Make a batch and fill your cookie jar. A nice treat for the family; however, kids may prefer apricot filling.
3/4 cup white flour
1-1/4 cup wheat flour
2/3 cup butter
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup orange juice, freshly squeezed
Use prune or apricot filling (available at supermarkets-usually in the cake mix section)
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Mix and blend sugar and butter together in large bowl; add egg and juice to mix and further blend. Mix the white and wheat flour together and add a small bit at a time the moist mix and blend. When batter is thoroughly blended, refrigerate at least hours. Empty batter onto lightly floured board and roll batter and roll to less that 1/4 inch. Use cookie cutter or large mouthed class approximately 4 inches in diameter. Cut dough into circles.
Place 1 tablespoon of any filling in middle of dough circles, then fold to make a three sided cookie or a triangle, being careful to bring sides up to slightly overlap. Press corners of each cookie. Fold up the sides to make a triangle, overlapping the sides as much as possible so only a little filling shows through the middle. Squeeze the corners tightly. Place on baking sheet and bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until a pale brown. These little cookies are filling and so good with hot coffee or tea.
Makes approximately 1 dozen
You don't have to be Jewish to love the treats in this cookbook A Treasury of Jewish Holiday Baking
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