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  1. MMMMM-- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v7.02

  2. Title: Pyrizhky (Baked Turnovers)

  3. Categories: Desserts, Christmas, Russian

  4. Servings: 10

  5. 2 1/2 c Unbleached All-Purpose Flour

  6. 1/4 lb Butter;

  7. 1 Stick

  8. 1/2 c Sour Cream

  9. 3 lg Egg Yolks

  10. 1/2 ts Salt

  11. 1 lg Egg White; Beaten With A

  12. -Little Water For Glazing

  13. 1/2 c Coarse Sugar Crystals;

  14. -(Optional)

  15. Combine the flour and cold butter in a processor or cut the butter with a

  16. pastry cutter into coarse crumbs. Add the egg yolks, salt, and cream and process or knead lightly until the dough forms a ball. Cut in half,

  17. wrapping each have in plastic wrap, refigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight. Roll out half the dough on a lightly floured work surface, to

  18. 1/4-inch thickness. Cut into rounds with a 3-inch cutter or wine

  19. glass. Place a spoonful of the filling on one side of each round, fold

  20. the top over, brush with a little of the egg glaze and seal with a fork or pastry cutter for a fancy edge. Place each turnover on a lightly greased

  21. or non-stick baking sheet and brush with the glaze then sprinkle with the

  22. 375 Degree F. oven for about minutes. Cool on wire racks.

  23. NOTE:

  24. This is a short dough so a non-stick baking sheet would be the best. If

  25. it is not available, brush as little grease on the sheet as possible using

  26. a pastry brush or new paint brush.

  27. MMMMM


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