Thursday, March 10, 2011

A Healthy Purim Snack

Basic Dough Ingredients:
2 eggs
3/4 cup organic palm sugar
1/2 cup coconut oil
2 tsp. baking powder
2 3/4 cups oat flour
1/4 cup orange juice

Filling Ingredients:
6 oz. organic dried apricots
6 oz. dried pitted prunes
1 1/2 cups raisins
3-4 tbsp. organic palm sugar
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 cup water or orange juice

1. In a small heavy bottomed pot combine all filling ingredients over low heat and cook until fruit is soft, about 20 minutes. Add water if needed.
2. Process mixture in Cuisinart for about 30 seconds until mixture looks like a dark jam.
3. Mix dry ingredients in bowl.
4. Combine eggs and oil and mix well.
5. Slowly add orange juice and then mix into dry ingredients.
6. Put mixture onto floured board and handle until soft and pliable.
7. Roll dough out on floured board till about 1/4 inch thick.
8. Cut out small circles and place a teaspoon of filling in the center.
9. Pinch sides together to form a triangle.
10. Brush with beaten egg and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until brown.

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